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Recycling hits new heights with entry in Singapore Book of Records

Sat, 26th Sep 2015

Singapore, 26 September 2015 – The Singapore Environment Council (SEC) and its group of environmental volunteers known as the Earth Helpers have set a new record in the Singapore Book of Records for the largest text measuring 7.3 metres by 2.4 metres formed by plastic bottle caps for a backdrop at the inaugural SEC Coca-Cola® Eco Autumn Festival 2015.

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Toyota partners the Singapore Environment Council to Recognise Efforts of Young Environmental Journalists in Asia

Thu, 17th Sep 2015

SINGAPORE, 17 September 2015 – Toyota is pleased to partner the Singapore Environment Council (SEC) for the 2015 Asian Environmental Journalism Awards (AEJA). As a sponsor for the AEJA, Toyota will present the SEC-Toyota Young Environmental Journalist of the Year Award to recognise the contributions made by outstanding young environmental journalists across Asia.

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Singapore Green Label certifies 3,000th product

Wed, 02nd Sep 2015

2nd September 2015 – The Singapore Environment Council commemorated the certification of our 3000th product under the Singapore Green Labelling Scheme at a networking event held at the National Museum of Singapore.

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Maritime sector wins big in major environmental awards

Wed, 26th Aug 2015

Singapore, 26 August 2015 – Green shipping took centre stage at the 18th Singapore Environmental Achievement Awards (SEAA) ceremony with the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) clinching both the coveted SEC-CDL Outstanding Singapore Environmental Achievement Award and the SEC-Lee Foundation Singapore Environmental Achievement Award (Public Sector).

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StarHub title-sponsors SEC’s School Green Awards with S$450,000

Thu, 12th Feb 2015

The Singapore Environment Council (SEC) marked its 20th anniversary with the signing of one of its largest sponsorship deals in its 20 years of establishment. The deal inked today with StarHub will see the info-communications company title-sponsor the SEC’s annual School Green Awards (SGA) for three years starting from 2015.

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Environmental cause receives star support

Mon, 24th Nov 2014

The Singapore Environment Council (SEC), Beam Artistes and North West Community Development Council (NWCDC) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to officially mark the launch of the Green Stars programme.

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School Green Awards 2014

Mon, 03rd Nov 2014

Green practices catching on with students in Singapore as record number of schools sign up for School Green Awards

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Environmental issues gaining media prominence across Asia

Fri, 03rd Oct 2014

The consequences of human development on the environment are gaining more attention by news reporters and organisations, going by the number of submissions for this year’s Asian Environmental Journalism Awards (AEJA).

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Businesses gain bigger competitive edge with eco-labelling

Tue, 23rd Sep 2014

Singapore gets a stronger push towards enacting green purchasing policy (GPP), as the Singapore Environment Council (SEC) and China Environmental United Certification Center (CEC) sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at the Global Ecolabelling Network (GEN) Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in Beijing from 23 to 26 September 2014.

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Global Brands exploit Hot Technologies to Beat Global Warming

Thu, 21st Aug 2014

The 17th Singapore Environmental Achievement Awards’ (SEAA) stringent selection process saw eight distinguishable organisations receive awards, with Glaxo Wellcome Manufacturing Pte Ltd (Glaxo), a subsidiary of the GlaxoSmithKline Group, clinching both the coveted SEC-CDL Outstanding Singapore Environmental Achievement Award and the SEC-Setsco Singapore Environmental Achievement Award for Manufacturing.

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