13 Nov '16, 5am

NEA & South West CDC Launch First Food Waste Reduction Labelling Programme

Singapore, 13 November 2016 – The National Environment Agency (NEA), in partnership with the South West Community Development Council (CDC), has launched the ‘Foodprints @ South West’ programme at the South West Clean and Green Singapore (CGS) Carnival held at West Mall today. 2 The programme was launched by Guest of Honour, Mayor of South West District, Ms Low Yen Ling, Adviser to Keat Hong GROs, Mr Zaqy Mohamad, Adviser to Jurong GRC GROs, Mdm Rahayu Mahzam, Chief Executive Officer of NEA, Mr Ronnie Tay and Chairman of South West CDC Environment Functional Committee, Mr Tiew Chew Meng, PBM. 3 The amount of food waste generated in Singapore has increased by about 45 per cent over the past 10 years and is expected to rise further with a growing population and economic activity. There is a need to tackle food waste to reduce the amount of waste being sent for incineration a...

Full article: http://www.nea.gov.sg/corporate-functions/newsroom/news-r...

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