Singapore has declared 2019 the Year of Zero Waste, as new surveys show many do not know what they can and cannot put in their recycling bins. Photo: AFPSingapore has declared 2019 the Year of Zero Waste, as new surveys show many do not know what they can and cannot put in their recycling bins. Photo: AFP
Singapore has declared 2019 the Year of Zero Waste, as new surveys show many do not know what they can and cannot put in their recycling bins. Photo: AFP

Singapore wants year of zero waste. But it’s rubbish at recycling

  • Recycling bins around the city are a great idea, but people don’t know what they can put in them … or are they just too lazy to go downstairs and do it?
  • As Asian nations call an end to importing other countries’ trash, Singapore has some thinking to do

Topic |   Singapore
Singapore has declared 2019 the Year of Zero Waste, as new surveys show many do not know what they can and cannot put in their recycling bins. Photo: AFPSingapore has declared 2019 the Year of Zero Waste, as new surveys show many do not know what they can and cannot put in their recycling bins. Photo: AFP
Singapore has declared 2019 the Year of Zero Waste, as new surveys show many do not know what they can and cannot put in their recycling bins. Photo: AFP
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