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Minister for National Development and Minister-in-charge of Social Services Integration Desmond Lee unveiled plans to develop a first-of-its-kind inclusive multigenerational Wellness Garden at East Coast Park. This project is a partnership between the National Parks Board (NParks) and KPMG in Singapore (KPMG). Planned in conjunction with the 80th anniversary of KPMG in Singapore, the ‘KPMG Wellness Garden’ …

Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Economic Policies, Heng Swee Keat launched the annual Clean & Green Singapore (CGS) campaign at Kampung Admiralty today. Organised by the National Environment Agency (NEA), this year’s CGS takes on a hybrid, distributed approach, with small-scale satellite events in the run-up to a limited-attendance physical launch ceremony, online …

An Anaerobic Digestion system for food waste treatment is being piloted at the East Coast Lagoon Food Village. The system was developed by a team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) and converts food waste generated by food stalls and patrons at East Coast Lagoon Food Village into biogas and bio-fertiliser. A …

Over 4,500 dengue cases have been reported in Singapore since the beginning of this year, and there are currently 12 active dengue clusters. Recent weekly dengue cases have been lower than during the same period in 2020, following the two-year dengue outbreak that spanned 2019 and 2020. However, NEA urges members of the public and …

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 …

Project Wolbachia – Singapore has achieved up to 98 per cent suppression of the urban Aedes aegypti mosquito population and 88 percent fewer dengue cases at existing study sites in Yishun, Tampines, Choa Chu Kang and Bukit Batok towns. From the fourth quarter of 2021, male Wolbachia-carrying Aedes aegypti (Wolbachia-Aedes) mosquitoes will be released in selected residential estates and construction sites within study areas. The aim is …