Zero-waste pre-schools try Marie Kondo methods

Shaws Preschool is teaching its pupils about recycling and decluttering, as part of efforts to promote a zero-waste lifestyle.
Children from Shaws Preschool group sifting through used or donated items, such as plastic bottles, tattered books, cartons and even a laminating machine worn down from use in the school office.
Children from Shaws Preschool group sifting through used or donated items, such as plastic bottles, tattered books, cartons and even a laminating machine worn down from use in the school office.ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN

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

In January this year, 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 - across all six of its campuses.

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