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Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development 2019

Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development 2019 Under the theme “Circularity 2030”, The 8th Responsible Business Forum (RBF) on Sustainable Development will focus on rethinking how our economies are structured. Through a 2-day plenary-based agenda, the Forum will focus on identifying drivers of and solutions for transitioning from a linear economy to a circular economy. This year, the Forum will…

Singapore’s First Guide For Rating F&B Retailers On Their Efforts To Reduce Plastic Disposables

Singapore’s First Guide For Rating F&B Retailers On Their Efforts To Reduce Plastic Disposables Zero Waste SG has launched the BYO Singapore Guide 2018 to encourage food and beverage (F&B) retailers to take more action in reducing plastic disposables. This guide provides a rating of 100 popular F&B retailers in Singapore based on their efforts to reduce single-use plastic disposables,…

#2 Singaporean response to a plastic bag charge

#2 Singaporean response to a plastic bag charge #2 Singaporean response to a plastic bag charge: “Wah lau eh, everything also Pay and Pay! Where got money to pay for plastic bags, we very poor thing one… Free bags always free what so should be free forever, why must we pay? Our response: Sayang poor thing… we understand that our…

#1 Singaporean response to a plastic bag charge

#1 Singaporean response to a plastic bag charge #1 Singaporean response to a plastic bag charge: “Die lah! No more free bags to bag my waste to throw in the rubbish chute… my flat is going to stink and pests will crawl all over… it’s the end of the world!” Our response: Relac lah, bro and sis… the plastic bag…

Oral Reply by Dr Amy Khor, Senior Minister of State for the Environment and Water Resources, to Parliamenty Question on Imposing a Charge on Plastic Bags in Supermarkets, 9 Nov 2016 [Parliament Q&A]

Question: To ask the Minister for the Environment and Water Resources whether the Ministry will consider imposing a charge on plastic bags at supermarkets.

Answer:

In Singapore, households generally re-use plastic bags to dispose of their waste in a hygienic manner. In addition, plastic bags which are thrown away are incinerated safely at our waste-to-energy plants before they are landfilled…

Public Forum on Plastic Disposables

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…