Tag: household recycling

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…

Household Recycling Study: Summary

The Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources (MEWR) recently released the Household Recycling Study, which was conducted from Aug 2012 to Jan 2013, involving a nationwide survey of 2,500 respondents and 5 focus group discussions of 10 participants each.

The study was done to understand the state of household recycling in Singapore and the factors that hinder or motivate…