Waste Generated From Marathons

July 21, 2011 by  
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Singaporeans are increasingly taking up running, and marathons are being held almost every month. The common type of waste generated from marathons include: plastic bottles, paper cups, energy bar or gel packaging, and carton boxes. What happens to the waste generated from marathons? Are those waste that are recyclable being collected and sent for recycling? Read more

What Can You Find Inside the Refuse Bin Centre of a Wet Market and Hawker Centre

January 18, 2011 by  
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Do you know what waste goes into the refuse bin centres of our wet markets and hawker centres? We took a quick look at a refuse bin centre located at the Marine Parade Market and Food Centre. Here’s what you can find – food waste, styrofoam boxes, plastic disposables and carton boxes. See pictures below. Read more