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3R Fund – up to 80% of your project value to reduce waste!

Do you know the 3R Fund? It is a co-funding program where the Singapore government can support businesses in implementing recycling and waste reduction programs in their companies. In a nutshell, if you have a plan to reduce your waste going to landfill by at least 100 tonnes, the 3R Fund will co-fund 80% of the costs of the project up to $1M. Check our factsheet to know more about the eligibility requirements, exceptions, and how we can help you.

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Recycling: from bottle to bottle

Each year Singaporeans consume over 1.76 billion plastic items such as PET bottles, plastic bags, plastic disposables. Unfortunately, in 2018, the recycling rate of plastic was only 4%. One of the main challenges in plastic recycling is the segregation of materials.

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What is a Zero Waste Consultant?

In this short video, we introduce you the concept and how he or she can bring value to your business to ensure the best use of resources. Remember that your trash should be someone else’s treasure.

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Recycling: from PET bottles to Polyester clothing

Each year Singaporeans consume over 1.76 billion plastic items such as PET bottles, plastic bags, plastic disposables. Unfortunately, in 2018, the recycling rate of plastic was only 4%. One of the main challenges in plastic recycling is the segregation of materials.

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Single Use Form

ZW alternative to single use customer form

Have you ever filled a form whom the only purpose is to be re-copied by a secretary only a few minutes later into a computer? Those customer forms (survey, pre-consultation, tests…) have a useful life of fewer than 5 minutes and can represent a significant use of resources.

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Why do you want to be a Zero Waste company?

Zero Waste encompass virtually all parts of a business. Therefore, when answering the question, the reasons can be very different depending on who you talk to. This drawing is an elegant illustration of the diversity of reasons in going Zero Waste.

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IDEATHON on Food Waste in Singapore

In 2017, 809,000 tonne of food was thrown away in Singapore, so 144 kg/person/year, whereas 600,000 Singaporeans are food insecure. How much food could be recovered? What are the challenges?… For 2 days, experts involved in the food and waste industry joined an IDEATHON to understand the issues and propose solutions.

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