TACKLING THE WASTE CRISIS IN SINGAPORE AND ASIA-PACIFIC: A ROLE FOR BUSINESS IN ADVANCING THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY

In the past decade, Singapore has experienced an increase in the amount of waste generated that will pose significant challenges to current management strategies and capacities. Between 1970 and 2017, the amount of solid waste that Singapore disposed of increased seven-fold.1 In a country confronted by land scarcity, there is concern that its designated landfill, Semakau Landfill, will reach full capacity by 20352 if the amount of waste continues to grow at the same rate

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