News

  • 12
    Jul

    Sunny outlook for solar panel recycling

    The Straits Times

    The use of solar photovoltaic panels in response to climate change is growing exponentially, with some 400 million PV panels already installed worldwide. But they do not last forever and ultimately end up at landfills, where toxic materials from them… More

  • 12
    Jul

    Five-year road map to leverage tech for water system

    The Straits Times by JOSE HONG

    National water agency PUB launched a five-year road map yesterday to digitalise Singapore's water system in the light of constraints such as increasing demand, rising operational costs, manpower limits and climate change. The road map leverages tech-nology… More

  • 11
    Jul

    Earlier deadline for Singapore firms to report how much packaging waste they produce

    The Business Times

    Singapore COMPANIES in Singapore will have to report the packaging used in their products a year earlier than the previous deadline, in the national push to reduce waste. By the end of 2020, firms that use packaging - from supermarkets to importers… More

  • 11
    Jul

    Citic Envirotech launches accelerator, unveils new Memstar plant in Texas

    The Business Times by LEILA LAI

    Singapore MAINBOARD-listed Citic Envirotech Ltd (CEL) officially launched its wholly-owned subsidiary Singapore Envirotech Accelerator (SEA) at Singapore International Water Week 2018, the water solutions provider said on Tuesday. Formed in collaboration… More

  • 10
    Jul

    The economy of the future is circular

    The Business Times by DALSON CHUNG

    BY 2050, there will be almost 10 billion humans on earth - and going on current consumption patterns, we will need three whole Planet Earths to supply our resources. Since the industrial revolution, manufacturing and consumption of goods has occurred… More

  • 10
    Jul

    New treatment plant in Tuas to recycle industrial water, turn waste into biogas

    The Business Times

    Singapore MORE than S$5 billion in tenders will be called for a new plant in Tuas that will utilise waste to expand the Republic's water supply and extend the lifespan of its one and only landfill on offshore Semakau Island. The tenders, which will… More

  • 10
    Jul

    Green is the colour of good business

    The Business Times by NICK BRIDGE

    THE rapid shift to a clean, green global economy is the greatest economic opportunity in human history. I know that Singapore is playing a leadership role in this transformation, particularly in its Year of Climate Action. As Asean chair, Singapore… More

  • 09
    Jul

    HDB looking at expanding use of floating system for solar panels in open sea

    The Business Times

    Singapore IN LAND-SCARCE Singapore, the quest to harvest more energy from the sun will soon go one step further. The Housing & Development Board (HDB) - one of the agencies leading the nation's efforts to ramp up solar energy use - is setting its sights… More

  • 09
    Jul

    Local players tackle industrial water demand

    The Business Times by LEILA LAI

    Singapore AS global water industry players flock to Singapore for this week's World Cities Summit, Singapore International Water Week and CleanEnviro Summit Singapore 2018, local companies are tackling water issues at home with their own innovations,… More

  • 06
    Jul

    3D-printed membranes may be future of waste water management

    The Straits Times by MADHUMITA PARAMANANTHAM

    A local start-up has created membranes which it claims can filter waste water five times faster than traditionally used polymer and ceramic membranes. With the launch of its 3D-printing plant yesterday, the first of its kind in Singapore, Nanyang Technological… More