Monthly Archives: March 2011

Incentives to Promote Recycling [News]

Incentives to Promote Recycling [News] By The Straits Times Households will be encouraged to recycle more through incentives given by waste-collection companies. The requirement to provide incentives, starting from July, will be stipulated when public waste collection contracts with companies are renewed. Environment and Water Resources Minister Yaacob Ibrahim announced the incentive requirement when he spoke yesterday during the debate…

Zapping the Toxic Out of Growing Electronic Waste [News]

Zapping the Toxic Out of Growing Electronic Waste [News] By The Straits Times For nearly a year, a disused 30-inch cathode-ray-tube (CRT) TV sat in the living room of Mrs Adeline Koh’s four-room flat. No karung guni or rag-and-bone man wanted the old set because it was too bulky and heavy to cart away. Two weeks ago, the 38-year-old finally…