Family's green challenge: ST spends a week with the News as they reduce, reuse and recycle

Singapore Polytechnic lecturer Lim Li (right) and her family, husband Norman New and children Nathan, Shania and Shavon have embarked on a week-long challenge to see how much more they can do to reduce, reuse and recycle.
Singapore Polytechnic lecturer Lim Li (right) and her family, husband Norman New and children Nathan, Shania and Shavon have embarked on a week-long challenge to see how much more they can do to reduce, reuse and recycle.PHOTO: KEVIN LIM

ST spends a week with lecturer couple and their three pre-teen children as they reduce, reuse and recycle

Singapore Polytechnic lecturer Lim Li started going green in earnest after hearing about current environmental issues from her students.

In a module she taught, they had to look at solutions for any of the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals, including sustainable consumption and protecting the planet.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 17, 2019, with the headline 'New family takes up green challenge'. Print Edition | Subscribe