Public Forum on Plastic Disposables

October 17, 2016 by  
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Public Forum on Plastic Disposables

Zero Waste SG and Young NTUC are co-organising the first public forum to discuss about plastic disposables in Singapore. Join us to learn more about the problem of plastic disposables, the current initiatives from groups and organisations, and our plans for a new campaign to encourage reusables!

Date and Time: 5 Nov 2016, 2pm to 5pm

Venue: NTUC Centre, Level 9, Room 903, 1 Marina Boulevard, Singapore 018989


1.30pm – Registration

2.00pm – Welcome by Zero Waste SG and Young NTUC

2.15pm – Overview of plastic disposables in Singapore by Zero Waste SG

2.30pm – Green Canteens at NUS by NUS SAVE

2.45pm – Project bECOme to encourage lunchbox usage by Young NTUC

3.00pm – Biodegradable foodware by TRIA

3.15pm – Q&A

3.30pm – Break

4.00pm – Discussion on new BYO campaign

5.00pm – End of Forum


Zero Waste SG is a non-profit organisation helping Singapore to accelerate the shift towards zero waste and the circular economy. Zero Waste SG aims to promote education and engagement on the 3Rs (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle) among individuals and households; increase waste minimisation and recycling among businesses and organisations; and reduce specific waste such as plastic disposables and food waste. Find out more at

Young NTUC is the youth wing of the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC). Since our founding in April of 2005, Young NTUC has grown to over 190,000 working adults aged 35 years and below. As the largest youth movement in Singapore, we strive to give voice to the needs and aspirations of young workers. Find out more at

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