Tag: Semakau 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…

Singapore Waste Statistics 2014

The National Environment Agency has published the latest 2014 waste statistics and recycling rate for Singapore. Here’s an infographic which gives an overview of the waste figures:

Waste Generated refers to the total amount of waste generated in Singapore, which is the addition of Waste Disposed and Waste Recycled.
Waste Disposed refers to the total amount of waste disposed at…

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…

Singapore Waste Statistics 2012

Singapore Waste Statistics 2012 The National Environment Agency has published the latest 2012 waste statistics and recycling rate for Singapore. Here’s an infographic which gives an overview of the waste figures: Waste Generated refers to the total amount of waste generated in Singapore, which is the addition of Waste Disposed and Waste Recycled. Waste Disposed refers to the total amount…

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…

Singapore Waste Statistics 2011

Singapore Waste Statistics 2011 The latest 2011 waste statistics and recycling rate for Singapore can be found at the National Environment Agency website. The following infographic gives an overview of the waste figures: Waste Generated refers to the total amount of waste generated in Singapore, which is the addition of Waste Disposed and Waste Recycled. Waste Disposed refers to the…

Singapore 2010 Waste Statistics

Singapore 2010 Waste Statistics The latest 2010 waste statistics and recycling rate for Singapore can be found at the National Environment Agency website. The following infographic gives an overview of the waste figures: Waste Generated refers to the total amount of waste generated in Singapore, which is the addition of Waste Disposed and Waste Recycled. Waste Disposed refers to the…

Singapore 2009 Waste Statistics

Singapore 2009 Waste Statistics The latest 2009 waste statistics and recycling rate for Singapore can be found at the National Environment Agency’s website. An overview of the waste figures can be found in the following infographic: Waste Generated refers to the total amount of waste generated in Singapore, which is the addition of Waste Disposed and Waste Recycled. Waste Disposed…

Summary of Waste Issues in the Committee of Supply Debate 2009

Summary of Waste Issues in the Committee of Supply Debate 2009 The Minister for the Environment and Water Resources, Dr Yaacob Ibrahim, gave his speech at the annual Committee of Supply Debate yesterday in Parliament. Here’s a summary of the waste issues covered: The participation rate in the National Recycling Programme (NRP) has increased from 15% in 2001 to 63% in 2008.…