Singapore’s government says it wants to tackle excessive consumption of single-use plastic, but its approach must consider the country’s “unique urbanised, high-rise living context”. Photo: AFP

In Singapore, cutting down on plastic is not yet so drastic

  • Singapore is lagging behind peers such as Hong Kong, Thailand and Malaysia in reducing single-use plastics, largely due to public sentiment
  • Hawker centres are phasing out disposable plates and cutlery and a plastic bag charge is in the pipeline, but this is too slow says MP Louis Ng
Topic |   Singapore
Singapore’s government says it wants to tackle excessive consumption of single-use plastic, but its approach must consider the country’s “unique urbanised, high-rise living context”. Photo: AFP
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