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Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) Heng Swee Keat launched the 30th anniversary of the annual CGS campaign at ITE College East last November 30. Organised by the National Environment Agency (NEA), this year’s CGS event takes on a hybrid approach, with a small, limited-attendance physical launch event, livestreamed on Facebook, and virtual exhibits and online workshops …

Solving the world’s sustainability issues isn’t easy, but one thing’s for sure. It is not something you can achieve alone. Innovation and collaboration with like-minded partners are essential. Are you the one we’re looking for? If so, swipe right on the CapitaLand Sustainability X Challenge. If you ever had an idea or innovation to shape …

The National Environment Agency (NEA) has awarded the new public waste collection contract for the Clementi-Bukit Merah sector to SembWaste Pte. Ltd. (SembWaste). SembWaste is an established Public Waste Collector (PWC) in Singapore. The current contract for public waste collection in the Clementi-Bukit Merah sector will expire on 31 December 2020. As the appointed PWC, SembWaste will provide refuse and recyclables collection services to domestic and trade …

As of 18 November 2020, there have been 33,844 reported dengue cases this year, with 355 cases reported last week. While this is five times lower than the peak of 1,792 seen in July this year, the weekly number of dengue cases remains high, at about two times more than the number of cases seen …

CapitaLand’s data centre is the first to pilot in Singapore under SP’s Energy Partnership Programme CapitaLand, SP Group (SP) and Sembcorp Industries (Sembcorp) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to jointly study the use of integrated energy solutions to power data centres. CapitaLand’s data centre is the first to pilot in Singapore under SP’s …

The NUS research team led by Associate Professor Yan Ning (left) and Assistant Professor Zhou Kang (right) has developed an integrated upcycling process to produce high-value amino acids from waste materials. The shells of crustaceans and wood waste such as branches pruned from trees usually end up in landfills. These waste materials are given a …

Platform to offer one-stop global solution to help customers meet sustainability targets Leading energy companies Sembcorp Industries (Sembcorp) and SP Group (SP) are collaborating to develop an Environmental Sustainability Platform, a one-stop global solution to help corporates and consumers achieve their sustainability goals. The launch of the platform is planned for the first quarter of …

When the air outside is bad, office workers are more likely to order food delivery than go out for lunch, which in turn increases plastic waste from food packaging, according to a study by NUS researchers. Associate Professor Alberto Salvo from NUS Economics and an author of the study, said, “Plastic waste is a growing global environmental …

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The National Environment Agency (NEA) announced the provision of Beach Short-term Water Quality Information (BSWI). The information includes the weekly assessment of water quality of Singapore’s seven popular recreational beaches [1], along with accompanying advisories and recommended actions to guide beachgoers on precautions they can take to safeguard their health. NEA regularly monitors the water …

Earlier this summer, marine specialists reeled up a shipping-container-size datacenter coated in algae, barnacles and sea anemones from the seafloor off Scotland’s Orkney Islands. The retrieval launched the final phase of a years-long effort that proved the concept of underwater datacenters is feasible, as well as logistically, environmentally and economically practical. Microsoft’s Project Natick team deployed the Northern …