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The National Environment Agency (NEA) has launched the third Say YES to Waste Less (SYTWL) campaign, which takes place from 27 September to 7 November 2021. The campaign spans 169 partners across almost 3,000 premises and is aimed at encouraging the public to lead a sustainable lifestyle by reducing food wastage and the use of …

Hawkers will get further targeted support to help them benefit from going online, with new initiatives by the SG Together Alliance for Action (AfA) – Online Ordering for Hawkers. AfA was formed on 17 June 2021 to galvanise efforts to support hawkers expanding their options to reach customers digitally. The National Environment Agency (NEA) and …

A total of 16 candidates received the Singapore Sustainability Scholarship (SSS) from Minister for Sustainability and the Environment (MSE), Ms Grace Fu, at the virtual scholarship award ceremony this afternoon. The SSS is jointly offered by the National Environment Agency (NEA), PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency (PUB), and the Singapore Food Agency (SFA). The SSS …

With effect from 30 July 2021, the new environmental sanitation regime will be progressively rolled out to higher-risk premises with immuno-vulnerable occupants and premises with high footfall. These premises include eldercare, youth and social service facilities, preschools, schools, food centres and markets, and coffeeshops. This staggered roll-out provides premises owners and operators more time to …

The National Environment Agency (NEA) launches the new Youth for Environmental Sustainability (YES) Programme today. This initiative aims to support youth interest in environmental sustainability throughout the year, in partnership with key community stakeholders. The YES Programme traces its roots to NEA’s annual Youth for the Environment Day (YED). From a traditional single-day event celebrating …

Singapore’s first nationwide electrical and electronic waste (e-waste) management system will start on 1 July 2021. The new system will make it more convenient for consumers to recycle their e-waste, while ensuring e-waste is managed effectively, efficiently and in an environmentally sustainable manner. The system comes as a result of NEA’s extensive industry consultation [1] since …

The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored the need for all of us to maintain high public hygiene and cleanliness standards. To strengthen environmental public health resilience amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond, NEA urges the public to practise good hygiene at our public dining places so as to protect other diners and cleaners, many of whom …

The National Environment Agency (NEA) has awarded the new public waste collection contract for the City-Punggol sector to SembWaste Pte. Ltd. (SembWaste) through an open competitive tender. SembWaste was appointed after NEA received 11 tender offers from six tenderers. The current contract for public waste collection in the City-Punggol sector is held by SembWaste and …

Since the launch of the Recycle N Save initiative in October 2019, close to 4 million plastic drink bottles and aluminium drink cans have been collected through the 50 smart Reverse Vending Machines (RVMs) deployed across Singapore, including those under the Recycle N Save School Education Programme. This translates to approximately 200 containers collected a …

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 …