Monthly Archives: March 2015

Singapore Waste Statistics from 2003 to 2014

Here’s a look at the waste statistics in Singapore over 12 years from 2003 to 2014. It includes figures on Waste Disposed, Waste Recycled, Waste Output (Waste Disposed + Waste Recycled) for total waste and different types of waste, and also the recycling rate (Waste Recycled / Waste Output x 100) for different types of waste.

Recycling Rate (%)

Total Waste

Construction Debris…

Singapore Waste Statistics 2014

The National Environment Agency has published the latest 2014 waste statistics and recycling rate for Singapore. Here’s an infographic which gives an overview of the waste figures:

Waste Generated refers to the total amount of waste generated in Singapore, which is the addition of Waste Disposed and Waste Recycled.
Waste Disposed refers to the total amount of waste disposed at…

Less waste generated, but less recycling too [News]

Less waste generated, but less recycling too [News] By Siau Ming En, TODAY, 12 Mar 2015 Singapore generated less waste last year than in the year before, but the rate of recycling also fell marginally, figures released by the National Environment Agency (NEA) today (March 12) showed. The total amount of waste generated last year fell by 4.3 per cent…

Singapore’s recycling rates drop for first time in 15 years [News]

Singapore’s recycling rates drop for first time in 15 years [News] By Monica Kotwani, Channel NewsAsia, 12 Mar 2015 Statistics published online by the National Environment Agency shows overall recycling rates in Singapore dropped to 60 per cent in 2014, down from 61 per cent the year before. Channel NewsAsia understands it is the first time in 15 years that…

Composting slowly taking root in Singapore [News]

Composting slowly taking root in Singapore [News] By Monica Kotwani, Channel NewsAsia, 11 Mar 2015 Waste not, want not – the saying goes. Some Singaporeans are going green by turning food waste into compost – through traditional and sometimes innovative means. From potato skins to leftover vegetables and fruit, the Gonzalez family collects its food waste and chucks it into…

2 pilots on recycling food waste [News]

2 pilots on recycling food waste [News] By Siau Ming En, TODAY, 11 Mar 2015 Two pilots on food waste recycling will be conducted to improve the management and recycling of such waste, said Second Minister for the Environment and Water Resources Grace Fu today (March 11). The first pilot involving two hawker centres will try out different on-site recycling…