WRF2015

Electronics Recycling Asia 2015

2015.11.24 The Electronics Recycling Asia 2015 conference, organised by the World Recycling Forum (WRF), took place on November 10-13 in the scenic surroundings of the Shangri-La Hotel Singapore, where the presidents of China and Taiwan had shaken hands at the very same location just a few days earlier. Although the number of participants in the…

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i Light Marina Bay

I Light Marina Bay shines light on energy sustainability

2014.03.20 I Light Marina Bay is a light-art festival dedicated to spreading the message of sustainability. Since 2010, it has transformed the waterfront of Singapore’s financial district into a display of art, technology and information. The 2014 edition of this festival runs from March 7thto 30thand features 28 art installations from both local and international…

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SMC Annual Conference 2013: SIMTech Senior Manager Lee Hock Wee presenting on manufacturing hot spots

Energy efficiency in manufacturing

2013.11.12 According to statistics by e2 Singapore, 40 percent of energy consumption is used by the industrial sector. With the rising cost of energy, coupled with the common wastage of energy in the manufacturing sector, the need for energy efficiency is important – not just to lower costs practically, but also to become more environmentally…

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Solar Pioneer Awards winners: Pratt & Whitney, Singapore Sports Hub, Singapore American School, Eagle Services Asia and Sheng Siong Supermarkets, together with Mr Ronnie Koh and Mr Goh Chee Kiong

Awarding the future of solar energy

2013.11.04 With solar energy vast becoming the future of energy in Singapore, there have been increasing efforts by the public and private sectors to commit to this clean and renewable source of energy. Some firms have started to realize that investing in solar energy not only reduces carbon footprints, but cuts costs in the long…

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2013-10-30 - Energy efficiency in the Industry - 6

Industrial sector learns energy efficient technologies from German firms

2013.10.30 With 60.3 percent of carbon emissions in Singapore coming from the industrial sector, and climate change becoming an increasingly pressing issue in today’s society, a major concern is how local firms can use energy more efficiently. At the Energy Efficiency in the Industry Conference with German Delegates on October 29th, organized by the Singapore-German…

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Racing for sustainability: Ken Hickson’s take on how we can make use of current opportunities to save our environment

2013.10.28 “To be sustainable, energy, economy, environment and ethics [must] all work hand in hand,” says environmental advocate and sustainability consultant Ken Hickson. The former journalist and public relations specialist recently launched his book Race for Sustainability, which touches on how individuals, businesses and governments can consume energy more efficiently and in practical ways. In…

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