Govt urged to take concrete action over plastic waste [News]

June 3, 2016 by  
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By Toh Ee Ming, TODAY, 3 Jun 2016

Rather than wait for businesses and consumers to go green on their own accord, the authorities should take “bold action” and develop “concrete plans” — such as introduce regulations and targets to phase out plastic disposables over time — to address the mounting pile of plastics thrown away by Singaporeans each year.

In a position paper on single-use plastics issued ahead of World Environment Day — which falls on Sunday — Zero Waste SG, a non-profit group here, said that efforts to reduce plastic waste have not shown encouraging results.

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One Response to “Govt urged to take concrete action over plastic waste [News]”
  1. Paul Wilton says:

    At Plastoil we recycle waste plastic (PE/PP/PS) to bio- diesel oil.

    Our product is manufactured in the EU, but Plastoil is a New Zealand company.

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