HDB's Green Towns plan ambitious but doable: Experts

New heat reflecting paint, solar panels, LED lights, green canopy and recycling rainwater will transform estates

Workers paint the facade of a block of HDB flats in Ang Mo Kio Avenue 10 on June 13, 2017.
Workers paint the facade of a block of HDB flats in Ang Mo Kio Avenue 10 on June 13, 2017.PHOTO: ST FILE

A 10-year plan to make Housing Board (HDB) towns more environmentally sustainable and liveable is ambitious, but observers say it can be done.

The HDB has lined up a range of initiatives that it believes can help it achieve its eco-target.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 09, 2020, with the headline 'HDB's Green Towns plan ambitious but doable: Experts'. Subscribe