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Singapore Green Plan 2012

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== Overview ==
The Singapore Green Plan 2012 is a outline overseen by the Singaporian Ministry of The Environment and Water Resources, for reaching environmental sustainability in Singapore by 2012 . Started in 2002 at the World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg, South Africa, Singapore set a blueprint for reducing waste, increasing public health, conserving resources, addressing climate change and keeping water and land clean.<sup>1</sup>
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"We strive to forge a country that will give our people and all who come after them, their best home possible, exercising wise and judicious stewardship of our resources, and optimizing the balance between Man and Nature. With intelligent innovation and strategic partnerships, we will prevail over our limitations, to build a Singapore that will endure for generations to come. <sup>1</sup>
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== Water ==
Singapore's Public Utilities Board spends close to $542 million dollars a year on water, drainage and sewer projects. Implementation of mandatory water saving devices, water audits, and public water education are among some of the ways Singapore has battled water shortages. Half of Singapore's land surface is water catchment. Also Singaporeans are being encouraged by the government to use less water currently they use 162 litres of water per person per day and the government wants this reduced to 155 litres by 2012.<sup>32</sup>
== Public Education ==
SGP strongly encourages partnerships among the 3P, People, Private and Public. They feel it will creates a environmentally aware and responsible nation.<sup>23</sup> Environmental education is stressed witin school through programs run by the Ministry of the Environment and the Singapore Environmental Council.  
== International Collaboration ==
SGP enjoys working wtih developing and developed countries on a wide range of environmental programs.== Examples ==
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