Singapore’s Green Plan 2030 is a “national sustainability movement” which aims to turn us into a more eco-friendly country over the next decade. It includes things like the planting of trees, making the public sector greener, expanding the rail and cycling networks and reducing the amount of waste being sent to landfill.
But all the plans in the world aren’t going to work if they mean financial hardship for the people. So the government will be dangling carrots to encourage us to adopt greener habits. On our part, we can also make simple changes to our habits, starting with those that are either free or can even save us money in the long run.
Here are seven ways to save money and the environment at the same time — ahead of the Singapore Green Plan.