Tag: Waste minimisation

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…

Conduct a Waste Audit

Conduct a Waste Audit If your company or organisation wishes to reduce the waste generated from your premises, you can first conduct a waste audit. A waste audit involves finding out the type and quantity of waste generated, and how the waste are generated and disposed. This audit would help you to identify the problems and opportunities for waste reduction. How…

Start Recycling at Work

Start Recycling at Work If your company or organisation already has a recycling programme, that’s good and you can recycle at work. If not, it’s time to start one now. Just follow our 6 steps to minimise waste and start recycling at work. First, you would need to form a team and get commitment from your management and colleagues. Conduct a…