News

  • 01
    Feb

    From trash to treasure

    The Straits Times by SAMANTHA BOH

    One man is on a crusade to turn the tide on trash. For Mr Arthur Huang, what others see as unusable discards, he views as a resource that can keep on giving. He has turned cigarette butts into building materials, CDs and DVDs into frames for sunglasses,… More

  • 26
    Jan

    Timely move to curb e-waste

    The Straits Times by SAMANTHA BOH

    The Government is mulling over implementing regulations to ensure that discarded electrical and electronic items are recycled and reused. The move comes at a good time as China, the world's biggest dumping ground, is banning a lot of the trash reaching… More

  • 16
    Jan

    Need for speed in green efforts

    The Straits Times by DAVID FOGARTY

    Last week, a major UN report showed just how urgent the fight against climate change has become. The leaked draft report said the world is in danger of breaching the toughest temperature limit agreed in the 2015 Paris climate pact by mid-century. Bottom… More

  • 16
    Jan

    PUB sets aside up to $30m for water treatment solutions

    The Straits Times by ANN WILLIAMS

    National water agency PUB has launched three requests for proposals (RFPs) on water treatment solutions, setting aside up to $30 million for them. Announcing this yesterday, it invited industry technology providers and researchers to develop solutions… More

  • 08
    Jan

    Electricity market to sizzle in 2018 with new elements

    The Business Times by ANDREA SOH

    Singapore A FULLY liberalised electricity market, an upcoming carbon tax and new electricity products are set to drive a new wave of energy consciousness among consumers and businesses in the years ahead. As generation companies and independent retailers… More

  • 08
    Jan

    Green electricity catches on in S'pore

    The Business Times by ANDREA SOH

    Singapore GREEN is the new gold. Nudged by a looming carbon tax, power generation companies are muscling their way into the solar sector, and electricity retailers are serving up new types of green electricity plans. Power generation companies took… More

  • 08
    Jan

    NUS team develops water-based air-conditioner

    The Straits Times by SAMANTHA BOH

    A "green" air-conditioning system that harnesses water to cool the surrounding air could, in a couple of years, replace those that use chemical compounds which also deplete the ozone in the atmosphere. This alternative also does not require a compressor.… More