A building can never really be green if the people inside it aren't. Building owners need to give their occupants a nudge in the right direction, experts said at a recent Building and Construction Authority event in Singapore.
Bringing technology into industries like farming and waste collection in Asia is opening up opportunities for sustainable development. Here are three companies that are changing the world’s oldest and most necessary professions.
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In a country infamous for being the second-biggest contributor of plastic waste to the oceans, a city in West Java has achieved a close to 100 per cent segregation rate. This is how Depok transformed its waste system.
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Each year we produce more clothing, but the world is still facing a dearth of real and innovative technologies to deal with the waste produced by the fashion industry, writes University of Technology Sydney's Mark Liu. What do we do?
The reckless way we consume and dispose is ruining the environment and will soon push the earth past the point of recovery. It's time to panic and then harness our panic for good, say Aurecon's environmental leads.
The new mandatory reporting of packaging data is a good start, but the Singapore Packaging Agreement could afford to go further as it enters its second decade, writes Ashwin Subramaniam from Gone Adventurin.