The familiar refrain that Singapore is not a clean city but a "cleaned" one appears borne out by the findings of the Public Cleanliness Satisfaction Survey commissioned last year by the Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources.
Even though a good 94 per cent of the 2,000 people polled thought Singapore was a clean city, and about half thought that it was an improvement from five years ago, a whopping 85 per cent of the respondents attributed the state of cleanliness to the efficiency of our cleaning services.
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