Tag: waste collection fee

Technology helps to lower waste-collection fee hikes [News]

Technology helps to lower waste-collection fee hikes [News] By Joanne Chan, Channel NewsAsia, 1 Jun 2012. Waste management companies said an increase in refuse collection fees is unavoidable, due to rising operating costs. However, they said that productivity and technology gains have helped to moderate fee hikes. They are also promising better service standards. The National Environment Agency had announced…

Waste collection fees expected to rise [News]

Waste collection fees expected to rise [News] By Joanne Chan, Channel NewsAsia, 29 May 2012. Households in Singapore can expect to gradually pay more to have their trash collected. The National Environment Agency (NEA) said the move is aimed at uplifting the waste collection industry, which is struggling with rising operating costs while it grapples with improving service standards. Industry…