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Singapore Launches Zero Waste Masterplan

September 3, 2019

Via: Waste360

Singapore’s Semakau Landfill is projected to hit capacity by 2035. In order to reduce the amount of waste sent to landfill, Singapore’s Ministry of Environment and Water Resources has launched a Zero Waste Masterplan that aims to reduce waste sent to landfill each day by 30 percent by 2030.

The plan includes adopting a circular economy approach to waste and resource management practices and shifting toward more sustainable production and consumption. The plan also sets targets for food waste, electronic waste, packaging waste and research and development.

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