Monthly Archives: January 2016

2 hawker centres to pilot food waste recycling systems [News]

2 hawker centres to pilot food waste recycling systems [News] By Chan Luo Er, Channel NewsAsia, 21 Jan 2016 A two-year on-site food waste recycling pilot at two hawker centres, Ang Mo Kio Blk 628 Market and Tiong Bahru Market, was launched on Thursday (Jan 21). The National Environment Agency (NEA) estimated that each market generates two to three tonnes…

Food waste recycling trial at hawker centres and markets

A two-year on-site food waste recycling trial at Ang Mo Kio Blk 628 Market and Tiong Bahru Market was launched by the National Environment Agency (NEA) on Thursday, to test the economic viability and operational feasibility of two different types of on-site food waste recycling systems. The systems are leased by NEA from two vendors – Eco Wiz (SG) and VRM…

Change practices to reduce food waste, urges Masagos [News]

Change practices to reduce food waste, urges Masagos [News] By Neo Chai Chin, TODAY, 10 Jan 2016 In calling food waste one of the biggest streams of waste here, Minister for the Environment and Water Resources Masagos Zulkifli said all stakeholders have a role to play in managing this. Some practices such as the culture of excess at banquets must…

Singapore needs to rethink food wastage: Masagos [News]

Singapore needs to rethink food wastage: Masagos [News] By Liyana Othman, Channel NewsAsia, 10 Jan 2016 There is a need to rethink how to reduce, reuse and recycle food waste amid an increase over the years, said Minister for Environment and Water Resources Masagos Zulkifli on Sunday (Jan 10). In 2014, Singapore generated around 790,000 tonnes of food waste, equivalent…