2018 as Singapore’s Year of Climate Action

By Melissa Low At the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP23) held in Bonn, Germany from 6-17 November 2017, Singapore’s Environment and Water Resources Minister Masagos Zulkifli announced that Singapore will designate 2018 as the Year of Climate Action. The announcement is timely, as it comes as the world commemorates the 20th anniversary of the…

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Minister’s Visit to LHT Holdings

Minister for the Environment and Water Resources, Mr Masagos Zulkifli visited LHT Holdings to see how wood waste is used in the manufacturing process of ‘Technical Wood’, which saves an equivalent of 380 trees each month. Through the materials and processes used, LHT’s wooden pallets have a 35% smaller carbon footprint compared to conventional wooden…

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Jurong Junior College’s Love Fiesta

The amount of solid waste in Singapore had increased to 7.81 million tonnes in 2016, up by 140,700 tonnes from 7.67 million tonnes in 2015 which highlights the urgency of instilling every Singaporean with environmentally-friendly habits. With this aim in mind, Jurong Junior College had organised the Love Fiesta which revolved around the theme “Love…

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