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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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SEC announces new certifications under its enhanced Green Labelling Scheme for pulp and paper

Tue, 27th Feb 2018

The Singapore Environment Council (SEC) announced four additional products have been certified under its enhanced Singapore Green Labelling Scheme (SGLS).

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SEC welcomes announcement on carbon pricing

Mon, 19th Feb 2018

The Singapore Environment Council welcomed the announcement by the Singapore Government that a pricing infrastructure for carbon will be introduced in Singapore. Ms Isabella Loh, Chairman of SEC, said pricing carbon was a significant and welcome economic reform for Singapore.

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First pulp and paper products certified under SEC’s enhanced green labelling scheme

Tue, 12th Dec 2017

The Singapore Environment Council announced that 12 pulp and paper products have been certified under its enhanced Singapore Green Labelling Scheme.

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SEC launches Asia’s first digital green map to help everyone enjoy a green lifestyle

Tue, 12th Dec 2017

Launched by the Singapore Environment Council, the SEC Green Map is a downloadable application for smartphones that brings together information on Singapore’s many green assets and how they can be accessed and enjoyed.

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Sixty per cent of Singapore’s students mobilised to save the environment

Wed, 08th Nov 2017

Six out of every 10 school-age students participated in this year’s SEC-StarHub School Green Awards (SGA), taking their message about conservation and recycling into their communities.

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Leaders of the green economy honoured at the 20th Singapore Environmental Achievement Awards

Fri, 13th Oct 2017

Singapore, October 13, 2017: The greenest companies and organisations in Singapore were honoured today at the 20th Annual Singapore Environmental Achievement Awards (SEAA).

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