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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.

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Youth Action

Eating local fish: Yay or nay? Why local fish may be a more sustainable option for us.

How local food supplies is a longterm sustainable option for everyone!

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Youth Action

Is Singapore's new focus on a fairer, greener society in line with what youths want?

Budget 2022 has granted things long advocated for by youth activists

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Youth Action

Two youth teams crowned Young Sustainability Champions at the 2021 YSC Programme

The annual initiative aims to raise awareness about the importance of sustainability and encourage youths to design creative solutions.

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Youth Action

Youth founded start-up that converts plastic waste into road material

After years of hard work and publicity, one could say that she's literally paving the way towards a more sustainable future

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Youth Action

Can individual actions help solve climate change?

Was the term "carbon footprint" just a creative campaign's key phrase - nothing more than a marketing ploy?

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Ghost Fishing: What is it?

How can we do our bit to reduce our impact on marine wildlife?

Issue in Spotlight

Environment & Sustainability

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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
LepakinSG
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