A Better CC for a Greener and More Inclusive Future

The upgraded Nee Soon South Community Club (CC) will be the first CC in Singapore to incorporate SLEB-compliance and dementia-friendly designs. Nee Soon South CC will be upgraded with features that reduce its energy consumption. With solar panels on the roof, smart energy management, use of natural ventilation and lighting and other such features, it is projected to become a Super Low Energy Building (SLEB). It also aims be a Zero Energy building that generates its own energy for consumption.....

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Taking a strong stance on global warming

SPEECH BY ER DR LEE BEE WAH, MP FOR NEE SOON GRC, AT THE SECOND READING OF THE RESOURCE SUSTAINABILITY BILL IN PARLIAMENT   Mr Speaker Sir We need to take a strong stance on global warming. We cannot afford to leave it to future generations to worry about. I’m glad to hear that we are both planning for climate change and rising sea levels; and doing our best to use resources sustainably. PM has announced that we want to cut waste sent to landfill by 30%.....

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On reducing single-use plastics and helping single parents with housing

Parliamentary Questions from MP Louis Ng on 8 July 1) To ask the Minister for Defence for the National Day Parade 2019 funpack (a) whether a reusable water bottle can be provided instead of a single-use plastic bottle; (b) whether alternatives to the plastic bag provided have been considered; and (c) whether the unused poncho collection points can be used to collect other unused funpack items or unwanted funpack bags. Response 2) To ask the Minister for the Environment and Water Resources whether the Ministry will consider having (i) designated areas for recycling bins at each HDB block,....

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Why Is Towards Zero Waste Important

Speech by MP Lee Bee Wah during Ministry of Environment and Water Resources’ Committee of Supply Debate 2019 Er Dr Lee Bee Wah: Why Is Towards Zero Waste Important Let’s do more on Zero Waste and help stop Climate Change In recent years, the concept of zero waste has been growing in popularity all over the world. In land-scarce Singapore, zero waste is even more critical. Semakau Island is currently our only landfill. The man-made island was supposed to meet our needs until 2045,....

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