Tag: zero waste

‘Landmark’ environmental law starts with seeing waste as a resource – Amy Khor

Singapore—Fresh on the heels of Prime Minster Lee Hsien Loong’s focus on what the country can do to combat climate change in his National Day Rally speech on August 18, the country is gearing up for Singapore’s most ambitious plan yet to address environmental...

Give to charity instead of flowers for me says Sammi Cheng

Hong Kong – It is a common concert tradition to wave a banner in support of your favorite artist or give them a bouquet in appreciation. However, in light of the zero-waste lifestyle that is currently trending, certain practices have started to change. Sammi Cheng,...

Have a merry zero-waste Christmas this 2018

Singapore – More and more individuals, families and communities are embracing a zero-waste lifestyle. It’s not about the 3 Rs (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle) anymore. This has expanded to Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Rot; what a feasible zero-waste lifestyle is all about. Now that it’s...

Singapore’s first zero-waste grocery store Unpackt – will people buy in?

Singapore's first zero-waste, bulk grocery store opened its doors in May of this year. Unpackt (pun absolutely intended) carries what your friendly neighborhood grocery store does, too, but it uses no packaging whatsoever and expects customers to bring their own bags and containers for...