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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…

Food waste recycling trial at hawker centres and markets

A two-year on-site food waste recycling trial at Ang Mo Kio Blk 628 Market and Tiong Bahru Market was launched by the National Environment Agency (NEA) on Thursday, to test the economic viability and operational feasibility of two different types of on-site food waste recycling systems. The systems are leased by NEA from two vendors – Eco Wiz (SG) and VRM…

Food Waste Habits of Households in Singapore

Food Waste Habits of Households in Singapore The 2015 Electrolux Food Waste At Home Survey revealed the food waste habits of households in Singapore. The survey was conducted by Electrolux based on 1,000 respondents from 18-65 years old. Some of the key findings show that: 77% of Singaporeans regularly waste food at home, with almost a third refusing to eat…

How Much Food Do You Waste In Singapore?

How Much Food Do You Waste In Singapore? The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) celebrates World Food Day each year on 16 October. This year, we would like to remember World Food Day by spreading awareness and action on food waste reduction. Together with Helpling, an online platform that connects you to cleaners, we have created…

Going Paperless in the Corporate Economy

This post is contributed by Kimmy Paulino from Eco-Savvy Rebel.

It’s been more than 20 years since email was brought out to the world. It has probably saved the world a billion tons of paper with the revolution. Our personal and business correspondences were made faster and faster with internet speed, inbox size and user-friendly interfaces.

In the corporate scene,…

Majority Of Consumers Are Concerned About Food Waste From F&B Companies In Singapore [Media Release]

– 90% of consumers are concerned about the food waste generated by F&B companies
– 95% of consumers want F&B companies to do more to reduce food waste
– Consumers are willing to support F&B companies which adopt strategies to reduce food waste

Singapore, 5 Aug 2015 – Majority of consumers are concerned about food waste generated by food and beverage (F&B) companies and…

Zero Waste SG is Singapore’s Latest Environmental NGO

Zero Waste SG is Singapore’s Latest Environmental NGO Zero Waste SG is a new not-for-profit and non-governmental organisation dedicated to help Singapore eliminate the concept of waste, and accelerate the shift towards zero waste and the circular economy. It started as a website in 2008 providing tips and resources on waste minimisation and recycling, and is officially registered as a…