In a bid to manage waste, •Increase the overall waste-recycling rate to 60% by 2012. •Extend the lifespan of Semakau Landfill to 50 years, strive towards "zero landfill" and "close the waste loop
Furthermore to conserve nature, the government aims to ,Establish more parks and green linkages. , Set up a National Biodiversity Reference Centre and to reserve 67% of singapores land surface for catchment areas.
Thus, the singapore governement is placing more focus on environmentalism in a consumerist society. To ensure consumerism does not take a negative toll on the Singapore Environment.
Individuals engage in recycling activities in their neighbourhood e.g participation in Clean and Green movements in Singapore
Singaporeans are contributing more to local environmental protection individually, Bring Your Own Bag Day. -Singapore managed to save an estimated 100,000 plastic bags and sold about 20,000 reusable bags in 2007. "One shopper says she has some 10 reusable bags, and keeps one in her car at all times"
ikea, 71% of all IKEA products are recyclable, made from recycled materials, or both. The company recycles 84% of the waste generated in its stores while almost half of Ikea's energy comes from renewable sources.
Pizza Fusion, Employers wear organic cotton uniforms, delieveries are made by hybrid vehicles. You can get a discount on your next pizza if you return the pizza box
Honest tea, efficient production to energy usage offsets, green building design to the lightweight plastic bottles free of hazardous chemicals
Thus, it is necessary for inter-governmental organizations to work together in handling this problem.
Pacific Islands Face Severe Water Threat, Says New Report, UNEP's main activities are related to : climate change; including the Territorial Approach to Climate Change (TACC); disasters and conflicts; ecosystem management; environmental governance; harmful substances; and resource efficiency.