Tag: Committee of Supply Debate

Excerpts fron the Speech by Dr Vivian Balakrishnan, Minister for the Environment and Water Resources, Committee of Supply Debate 2013 [Speeches]

Excerpts fron the Speech by Dr Vivian Balakrishnan, Minister for the Environment and Water Resources, Committee of Supply Debate 2013 [Speeches] Read the full speech of the COS debate by Dr Vivian Balakrishnan – Part 1 and Part 2. On Waste: We have made some changes. We have reduced the number of Public Waste Collection sectors from nine to six…

Compulsory for large hotels, malls to report waste data [News]

Compulsory for large hotels, malls to report waste data [News] By Grace Chua, The Straits Times, 7 Mar 2012. In a bid to cut waste and boost recycling, the Government is making it compulsory for large hotels and shopping malls to report how much waste they generate and their targets for reducing and recycling it. Only hotels with more than…

Committee of Supply Debate 2010: Recycling and Waste Minimisation

Committee of Supply Debate 2010: Recycling and Waste Minimisation Dr Yaacob Ibrahim, Minister for the Environment and Water Resources gave his speech during the Committee of Supply Debate under the Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources (MEWR) recently. His speech addresses various environmental policies, including recycling and waste minimisation: Improving Recycling Efforts Singapore’s overall recycling rate increased from 40%…