Tag: NEA

NEA to launch campaign to get people to cut food waste [News]

NEA to launch campaign to get people to cut food waste [News] By Loke Kok Fai, Channel NewsAsia, 20 Nov 2015 The National Environment Agency (NEA) is launching a campaign next week to get people to cut food waste. This comes on the back of a study by NEA and the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) which showed…

NEA Invites Proposals For Pilot Mechanical And Biological Treatment Facility [Press Release]

NEA Invites Proposals For Pilot Mechanical And Biological Treatment Facility [Press Release] Singapore, 4 November 2015 – The National Environment Agency (NEA) today published a Request for Proposal (RFP) exercise, inviting local and international companies to submit their concept proposals for a pilot Mechanical and Biological Treatment Facility. The pilot facility will be developed with a centralised, integrated mechanical and…

National Environment Agency And Hyflux – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Consortium Sign Waste-To-Energy Services Agreement [Press Release]

Singapore, 26 October 2015 – The National Environment Agency (NEA) today signed a Waste-to-Energy Services Agreement (WESA) with a consortium comprising Hyflux Ltd (Hyflux) and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI). The consortium, through its project company, TuasOne Pte Ltd, will develop Singapore’s sixth waste-to-energy (WTE) plant and will provide waste-to-energy services to NEA over a 25-year period from 2019 to…

NEA Launches Packaging Benchmarking Database to Encourage Businesses to Reduce Waste [Press Release]

Singapore, 22 October 2015 – In 2014, domestic waste formed 57 per cent of all waste disposed of. Of this, about one third was packaging waste. In a bid to curb the growth of packaging waste and inspire businesses to reduce the amount of packaging used in their products, the National Environment Agency (NEA) has launched a packaging benchmarking database hosted…

NEA studying regulated way to manage e-waste [News]

NEA studying regulated way to manage e-waste [News] By Janice Tai, The Straits Times, 6 Oct 2015 With residents here getting rid of their old laptops and cellphones without a second thought, Singapore is churning out 60 million kg of electronic waste (e-waste) every year – more than the combined weight of 220 Airbus A-380 aircraft. Only a fraction of…

NEA calls for tender to conduct study on electrical, electronic waste [News]

NEA calls for tender to conduct study on electrical, electronic waste [News] By TODAY, 19 Sep 2015 The National Environment Agency (NEA) yesterday called for a tender to conduct a study on the collection, recycling and management of electrical and electronic waste (e-waste), amid the increasing use of electronic devices. The NEA will use the study findings to consider a…

Hyflux-Mitsubishi consortium to build S$750m waste-to-energy plant in Tuas [News]

Hyflux-Mitsubishi consortium to build S$750m waste-to-energy plant in Tuas [News] By Channel NewsAsia, 15 Sep 2015 A consortium comprising Hyflux and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) will build Singapore’s sixth waste-to-energy (WTE) plant in Tuas, the National Environment Agency (NEA) announced on Tuesday (Sep 15). Water management provider Hyflux and MHI were selected among six bids in a tender held in…

NEA calls for tender for collecting, transporting food waste [News]

NEA calls for tender for collecting, transporting food waste [News] By Channel NewsAsia, 24 Aug 2015 The National Environment Agency (NEA) on Monday (Aug 24) called a tender to collect and transport food waste to a facility for treatment, as part of a pilot project. The appointed organisations will collect segregated food waste from areas such as the Clementi region…

Semakau Landfill Expanded to Meet Singapore’s Waste Disposal Needs

Since Apr 1999, Singapore’s incineration ash generated from the burning of waste at our incineration plants, and non-incinerable waste has been sent to our offshore landfill, Semakau Landfill. In 2014, only 2.3% of Singapore’s waste (or 171,000 tonnes) was sent to this landfill.

Phase I of the landfill was created by enclosing 350ha of sea space between Pulau Sakeng and…

Tender For On-Site Food Waste Management Pilot At Hawker Centres Called [Press Release]

18 May 2015 – The National Environment Agency (NEA) today called a tender for a two-year on-site food waste management pilot to be run at Tiong Bahru Market and Ang Mo Kio Block 628 Market. The pilot aims to test the economic viability and operational feasibility of food waste segregation and recycling in hawker centres, as part of government’s effort…