Pay as you throw among ideas to cut down waste in Singapore [News]

June 4, 2016 by  
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By Siau Ming En, TODAY, 3 Jun 2016

Sorting household waste with colour-coded bags or charging users for the amount of waste they throw out could be future solutions to changing consumer behaviour to better manage and raise recycling rates here.

These ideas were identified in the Solid Waste Management Technology Roadmap led by the National Environment Agency (NEA), to guide the improvement of Singapore’s waste collection, sorting and separation, upcycling and treatment of waste.

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  1. Tim says:

    In Switzerland we have a strong recycling culture. Create by awareness campaigns and levies too direct behaviour:
    .no plastic bags in shops; paper bags for 20 cents
    .2.50 dollars for each general waste you throw away (incinerated)
    .every recyclable waste for free: plastic, glass, paper, cardboard, metal, etc

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