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Singapore Green Plan 2012

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The Signapore Singapore Green Plan, available in pdf PDF and print form, is a widely distributed pamphlet that details the ways the Ministry of the Environment and Resources strives towards a more sustainable Singapore. Revisions have taken place in 2005 and 2006.The Pamphlet details ways in which Singapore pledges to become more sustainable.
== 1. Waste ==
== 2. Wildlife and Nature ==
Indigenous plants and animals are being documented and monitored. Land is being set aside for nature reserves park and park connectorsreserve parks. Protected Nature Reserves are plentiful including, the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, the Central Catchment Nature Reserve, the Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve and the Labrador Nature Reserve.
== 3. Air ==
A National Energy Efficiency Committee was set up in 2001 to battle work towards more energy efficient use of energy by efficiency in industries, homes, commercial buildings and vehicles.<sup>5</sup>
== 4. 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 liters of water per person per day and the government wants this reduced to 155 litres liters by 2012.<sup>3</sup>
== 6. Public Education ==
SGP strongly encourages partnerships among the 3P, People, Private and Public. They feel it will creates create a environmentally aware and responsible nation.<sup>4</sup> Environmental education is stressed withiin within school through programs run by the Ministry of the Environment and the Singapore Environmental Council.


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