Pre-schools instil green habits through play

Regular decluttering - Marie Kondo-style - is part of the drive to teach children to reduce and reuse

Some pre-schools in Singapore are promoting a zero-waste lifestyle, hoping to instil green habits in a generation who will probably face the pressing challenges of climate change when they grow up.

In January, the Shaws Preschool group launched efforts to reduce, reuse and recycle - popularly known as the 3Rs that help cut down the amount of waste that is thrown away - at all six of its schools.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on April 28, 2019, with the headline 'Pre-schools instil green habits through play'. Print Edition | Subscribe