Tag: Paper waste

Some Banks Just Don’t Get It

Some Banks Just Don’t Get It It is amazing how some banks waste resources in their marketing campaigns. One example is when banks send pre-approved credit cards to their customers, even though their customers never ask for those cards. The photo above shows all the material inside a single envelope by DBS, including the letter, pre-approved credit card, brochures, card…

2008 Waste Statistics and Current Waste Situation in Singapore (Part Four)

2008 Waste Statistics and Current Waste Situation in Singapore (Part Four) Continued from Part Three, which looked at the recycling rate of the different waste, and the opportunities for food waste reduction. This final part explores the opportunities for reducing the generation of Paper/Cardboard and Plastics waste. We will look at campaigns, companies, services, projects and tips that help to…

Learn How to Make Paper Models

Learn How to Make Paper Models If you’re wondering about what to do with your used paper and junk mail, why not use them for origami – the traditional Japanese art of paperfolding. A simple piece of paper can be folded into various models – from insects, animals, birds, flowers to useful objects such as envelopes, CD cases, coasters, chopstick cases and photo…

Paper Recycling

Paper Recycling Paper is one of the most common types of waste in Singapore and 1.26 million tonnes of paper waste was generated in 2013. The recycling rate of paper is 54% in 2013, and most of this paper waste is sorted, baled and exported overseas for recycling as there are no paper recycling mills in Singapore. Let’s take a…