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Mice can show the way to go green

Singapore can do more to encourage eco-friendly practices in the highly successful meetings, incentive travel, conferences and exhibitions sector

Published on Jun 20, 2014 5:47 PM
 
-- ST ILLUSTRATION: MANNY FRANCISCO

Recently, I was at a green, sustainability conference that made me see red.

As I was leaving for the day, I spotted a rubbish bin on the conference floor filled with tangled wires and cables, and other bins with stacks of papers and food remnants.

The recycling bins - located farther away, near the escalators - were not even full.

The situation was ironic considering the event - but it was far from the first time I had come across such wastage in four years of attending conferences.

 
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