Tag: Plastic bags

#2 Singaporean response to a plastic bag charge

#2 Singaporean response to a plastic bag charge #2 Singaporean response to a plastic bag charge: “Wah lau eh, everything also Pay and Pay! Where got money to pay for plastic bags, we very poor thing one… Free bags always free what so should be free forever, why must we pay? Our response: Sayang poor thing… we understand that our…

#1 Singaporean response to a plastic bag charge

#1 Singaporean response to a plastic bag charge #1 Singaporean response to a plastic bag charge: “Die lah! No more free bags to bag my waste to throw in the rubbish chute… my flat is going to stink and pests will crawl all over… it’s the end of the world!” Our response: Relac lah, bro and sis… the plastic bag…

Oral Reply by Dr Amy Khor, Senior Minister of State for the Environment and Water Resources, to Parliamenty Question on Imposing a Charge on Plastic Bags in Supermarkets, 9 Nov 2016 [Parliament Q&A]

Question: To ask the Minister for the Environment and Water Resources whether the Ministry will consider imposing a charge on plastic bags at supermarkets.

Answer:

In Singapore, households generally re-use plastic bags to dispose of their waste in a hygienic manner. In addition, plastic bags which are thrown away are incinerated safely at our waste-to-energy plants before they are landfilled…

Poll on Plastic Bag Charge – Volunteer signup to conduct interview

Poll on Plastic Bag Charge – Volunteer signup to conduct interview Zero Waste SG is planning to crowdsource a public poll on plastic bags charge in Singapore. We are looking for 100 volunteers to conduct a short interview with customers at supermarkets. Each volunteer is expected to interview only 10 people at the supermarket location of their choice. If you…

Learn to Say ‘NO’

By Chu Hui Ying

If you wish to live a zero-waste lifestyle, you can begin simply by learning to say ‘NO’ and refusing items that do not necessarily bring any more practicality to your everyday life.

Here are some everyday items that you can start to eliminate in your life right now. Just say ‘NO’ to them!

1. Plastic Drinking…