The zero-waste movement is on the march in Singapore
From repurposing solid waste as construction material to getting companies to reduce unnecessary packaging, Singapore is en route to its goal of becoming a circular economy with zero waste. This requires consumers to support such initiatives.
Tan Meng Dui For The Straits Times
Dec 6, 2019, 4:41 pm
Dec 6, 2019, 5:00 am SGT
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With climate change and urbanisation, much attention is focused on our consumerist lifestyle, and how all the waste we generate is destroying the planet and our children's future.
For a small city state like Singapore, a conversation on waste is particularly pertinent, given the shortage of land for landfills. It is also timely, with the projection that our only landfill at Semakau will be full by 2035, a mere 16 years from now.
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