banner2.gif (13346 bytes)










In 1991, after reading the book ‘War On Waste’ written by Mr. R.C. Cooper (past president of the Rotary Club of Singapore), Impact Recycling Services was setup by commencing collection from cleaners from HDB and office buildings. IRS launched ‘Save The Environment’ and ‘Waste Minimization’ Campaigns.


In 1992, IRS participated in a charity project together with ENV and Scouts Association of Singapore to provide wastepaper collection at HDB areas and started aluminium cans collection at Mindef and hawker centres.


In 1993, it launched ‘War On Waste’ campaign, which provided door-to-door collection of wastepaper at office buildings in Shenton Way and Orchard areas. We were featured in The Straits Times twice and once with Asian Business magazine. Invited by Mr. Peyton (director of Singapore Botanic Gardens) and gave presentation together with Mr. Akbar of ENV to fellow Rotarians at OCBC Centre.


1995, Green Impact Recycling Pte Ltd was incorporated and setup a waste recovery station at Sungei Kadut. It was featured in The Straits Times eight times that year, appeared on ABN Asia and TCS television channels 5 and 8 concerning recycling and waste minimization. That year, Green Impact introduced an environment audit system to hospital and industrial buildings, which is still being practiced today.

Green Impact gave presentation at schools and at the Mandarin Hotel invited by the school principals and the Rotary Club of Singapore respectively. It also gave presentation at the Singapore Tobacco Company. Public exhibition at Shaw House, Bugis Junction and Parkway Shopping Centre promoting recycling with the courtesy from the management. In that year, more than 3,000 companies and 700 households pledged to be green.


In year 2000, Recycling Point Dot Com was setup and launched ‘Recycling Online’ website on 27th September. It has also setup a network of recycling managers to provide island-wide collection. In total, 40 area managers were registered.


In year 2001, thrice Project Eyeball and four times The Straits Times featured RPDC. Lian He Zhao Pau, Lian He Wan Pau and Xin Ming Re Pau too featured once each. RPDC together with AXA Insurance Singapore Pte Ltd launched Recycling Insurance Scheme to encourage Singapore residents to recycle thereby helping to reduce waste from being incinerated and thus reduce air-pollution.

 

 

 

 

Copyright (C) 2000, Recycling Point Dot Com.
All Rights Reserved.

    Powered by Atlas Data Network