Project by NUS Students Against Violation of the Earth to put detailed illustrations and information on recycling...

Students Against Violation of the Earth (Save) are putting detailed illustrations and information on some recycling bins in Yew Tee, with the help of the NUS Office of Environmental Sustainability and two residents' committees (RC) from the Choa Chu Kang neighbourhood. NUS sustainability executive Marcus Tay, 29, explained that even though posters, leaflets and the Internet do inform people which materials can be recycled, such information is not available when most-needed - when people are about to tip bags full of recyclables into bins. Up to a fifth of all the waste collected from recycling bins does not belong there, the National Environment Agency has said in previous reports. The students plan to put recycling information on the bins, and eventually provide waste bins next to recycling bins, so people can throw away non-recyclable items such as styrofoam food boxes. ...

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