Me And My Car: Electric van makes sense for eco-warrior

Mr Ho Lip Teng says his BYD T3 electric van can cover around 280km on a full charge. PHOTO: KONG YONGYAO
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SINGAPORE – Planters are lined up neatly along a window in Mr Ho Lip Teng’s cosy home. A food waste composter sits in a corner, working on the next batch of homemade, eco-friendly fertiliser.

Mr Ho’s passion for the environment is clear. Armed with a degree in environmental engineering and work experience in waste disposal, the 34-year-old started his own sustainability-focused business in 2021. His company distributes home-use composters and solar solutions. It also provides consultancy services to businesses aspiring to have greener operations. 

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