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The video used for today’s lesson was the first of a 6-part documentary series Singapore Revealed, produced by Channel News Asia. Note the emphasis on how everything is meant to work together, from households and consumers through to treatment and incineration.

The worksheet (with suggested answers) has been uploaded to the class Dropbox folder. Do run through the worksheet again on your own to remind yourself of any key facts that you may wish to keep.

For further reading, a lengthy coffee-table book review of Singapore’s environmental policies is available online. While long, it includes many personal stories and anecdotes that really help to bring across the difficulties and motivations involved, and also describes other elements of environmental policies such as flood prevention and dengue eradication.