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Poll on Plastic Bag Charge – Volunteer signup to conduct interview

Poll on Plastic Bag Charge – Volunteer signup to conduct interview Zero Waste SG is planning to crowdsource a public poll on plastic bags charge in Singapore. We are looking for 100 volunteers to conduct a short interview with customers at supermarkets. Each volunteer is expected to interview only 10 people at the supermarket location of their choice. If you…

Food Waste Training Workshop for Wastebusters (9 Jul)

Food Waste Training Workshop for Wastebusters (9 Jul) Zero Waste SG is recruiting more volunteers (aka Wastebusters) who are interested in spreading awareness on food waste through our Save Food Cut Waste programme! We are conducting our 2nd training workshop for volunteers, and will share more information on the food waste situation in Singapore and what individuals can do to…

Why is Singapore’s household recycling rate stagnant? [News]

Why is Singapore’s household recycling rate stagnant? [News] By Linette Lim, Channel NewsAsia, 27 Jun 2016 For two years, Hougang resident Padmarani Srivatsan has been collecting raw food scraps – like vegetable and fruit peel – that she throws out from her kitchen, turning it into soil nutrients for her plants. “It’s black gold,” she said, picking up a handful…

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

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

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

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

Food Waste Training Workshop for Wastebusters

Food Waste Training Workshop for Wastebusters Zero Waste SG is now recruiting volunteers (aka Wastebusters) who are interested in spreading awareness on food waste through our Save Food Cut Waste programme! We are conducting our first training workshop for volunteers, and will share more information on the food waste situation in Singapore and what individuals can do to reduce food…

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…