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Singapore Environment Council unveils key insights from study on Food Loss and Food Waste in Singapore

Wed, 07th Aug 2019

Singapore Environment Council, together with knowledge partner Deloitte Singapore, today unveiled findings of a joint study aimed at shedding more light on food loss and food waste in Singapore along the entire fresh food supply chain, from production stage, transport, processing, storage and distribution (upstream and midstream) to consumers downstream.

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Green Label commercial dishwashers and washer extractors available soon

Mon, 01st Jul 2019

Businesses will soon be able to purchase water efficient commercial dishwashers and washer extractors certified with the Singapore Green Label and enjoy water savings of up to 44%.

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Wed, 15th May 2019

The Singapore Environment Council’s (SEC) has been awarded ISO/IEC 17065 accreditation for its enhanced Singapore Labelling Scheme (SGLS) certification under pulp and paper category, the first NGO certifying body to receive the accreditation.

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SEC-StarHub School Green Awards reach one million Singapore residents with green message

Mon, 05th Nov 2018

One million educators, students and members of the public were engaged in this year’s SEC-StarHub School Green Awards (SGA), taking the green message to action with the communities.

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SEC announces new certifications under its enhanced green labelling scheme for pulp and paper

Tue, 11th Sep 2018

The Singapore Environment Council (SEC) announced products from two companies have been certified under its enhanced Singapore Green Labelling Scheme (SGLS) for pulp and paper products.

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Singapore Environmental Achievement Awards recognises greenest companies in the region

Thu, 30th Aug 2018

Fourteen companies and organisations from across the region were honoured at the 21st annual Singapore Environmental Achievement Awards (SEAA) for their sustainable business practices.

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SEC report finds potential to create a circular plastic ecosystem in Singapore

Thu, 30th Aug 2018

There is potential for Singapore to create a new market for recycled plastics, according to a report released by Singapore Environment Council (SEC). This can be done by taking advantage of available new technology or through innovation to create a downstream market for recycled plastic in Singapore.

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Plastic study calls for action in the plastic waste ecosystem

Tue, 31st Jul 2018

The population of Singapore is using a minimum of 1.76 billion plastic items each year, according to a new study released today by the Singapore Environment Council.

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SEC app makes it fun and easy to measure a green lifestyle

Tue, 10th Jul 2018

Living a low-carbon lifestyle has never been easier with the launch of the EcoLifeSG app by the Singapore Environment Council (SEC). The new web-based app for individuals shows how daily decisions – from your transport choices to the food you eat – contribute to climate change.

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SEC awarded accreditation by the United Nations Environment Programme

Mon, 23rd Apr 2018

As Singapore’s first UN-accredited non-government environmental organisation, SEC will use its expertise and scientific knowledge to inform the world of Singapore’s needs and opinions on environmental matters, in addition to playing a role in UN Environment’s policy decisions.

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