Tag: offshore landfill

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…

NEA plan seeks to limit damage from landfill expansion [News]

NEA plan seeks to limit damage from landfill expansion [News] By Feng Zengkun, The Straits Times, 2 Aug 2013. Singapore will embark on a project by the end of the year to make sure that the expansion of its offshore landfill site does not damage nearby marine life. The National Environment Agency (NEA) plans to start work on phase two…

Expansion plans underway at Semakau Landfill [News]

Expansion plans underway at Semakau Landfill [News] By Olivia Siong, Channel NewsAsia, 10 Jun 2012. Work is underway to expand the landfill site on Semakau Island. Semakau, located among the Southern islands of Singapore, is the world’s first offshore landfill created entirely from sea space. A 160-hectare lagoon at Semakau Landfill is set for a transformation and will soon become…