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What we're doing about it

Youths care deeply about societal issues and the future of our country. These issues will impact ourselves and the people around us. Learn more about what fellow youths are doing below. Do your part to join the conversation and take action.

Youth Action

Youth's 18 recommendations to tackle environmental crisis

Spans across six areas - emissions, nature, energy, corporate responsibility, community empowerment and inclusion, and the economy and people.


Let’s talk about sustainable fashion

An effort to integrate sustainability in a world of fast-fashion

Government Initiatives / Youth Action

Everyone plays a part in keeping Singapore clean & green

A chat with Minister of State, Desmond Tan on our nation’s sustainability efforts

Government Initiatives / Youth Action

Green Plan Conversations – Youth Conversation on Green Commutes

Co-organised by the National Youth Council (NYC) and Land Transport Authority

Youth Action

How it’s like cleaning up a swamp

Playing a part in conserving the natural biodiversity of our mangroves

Government Initiatives

COP15: UN summit to tackle 'unprecedented' biodiversity threats

Our relationship with nature must change for the better

Issue in Spotlight

Environment & Sustainability


Why This Matters

As the third most important social issue among youth, over 2 in 5 youths are concerned about Global Warming and Environmental Issues¹. Over 7.23 million tonnes of waste was generated in 2019 here in Singapore, of which only 4.25 million tonnes was recycled², and youths are taking action to tackle this issue. Over 1 in 2 youths have participated in environmental conservation efforts, such as recycling, in the past year³. This has doubled from 1 in 4 youths in 2016.

Our Vision

We want to address climate change and have a clean and eco- friendly city to live in – for us and generations to come.

Explore Resources

Youth Nature Explorer
Selection of landscape, horticulture and ecology activites for youth Learn more
A one-stop calendar listing environmental events and activities in Singapore Learn more
Green Nudge
Activities, talks and other resources to build sustainable habits and practices Learn more
  • 1 National Youth Survey 2019
  • 2 NEA Waste Statistics and Overall Recycling
  • 3 National Youth Survey 2016 and 2019