Waste Management In Singapore (Learn What Happens To Your Trash)

What happens to our plastic wrappers and paper bags once we throw them into the bin? What do we do with that broken laptop that’s just sitting in the corner?

In Singapore, over 7.2 million tonnes of solid waste was generated in 2019 and of that amount, 2.95 million tonnes couldn’t be recycled! That’s a lot of waste that has to be managed and disposed of carefully and efficiently.

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Solar Energy Pros & Cons: What You Need To Know

Solar energy today is one of the biggest sources of renewable energy and is used globally as a major power source from the United States to China. As one of the most abundant and cleanest energy sources today, solar energy reached over 570 TWH globally in 2018 – an increase of over 30% in just over a year.

By 2030, Singapore has set an ambitious solar energy target of 2 gigawatt-peak which will provide enough power over 350,000 homes.

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9 Eco-Friendly Household Products For Green Living In Singapore

If you have been shopping for your daily essentials, you’d be hard-pressed to find a product that doesn’t come wrapped in a thin plastic packaging these days!

While the household products we consume individually may not seem like a lot, but cumulatively, these products meant to enhance our convenience have a large carbon footprint, clog up the oceans, and pollute the air.

Conscious consumerism is becoming the ‘in’ thing, and if you’ve already hopped onto the bandwagon by purchasing your very own metal straw, here’s how you can take it a step further!

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Carbon Tax In Singapore – Understanding How It Works & Affects You

As the world gears up to fight against climate change, Singapore is following suit with The Carbon Pricing Act (CPA) that came into effect on 1st Jan 2019 that introduces a carbon tax to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

This carbon tax not only affects industries and businesses in Singapore, but it also affects consumers who purchase electricity for their daily and household needs.

Whether you are a business owner or a resident, this guide will take you through what the carbon tax in Singapore is all about and how it affects you.

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