Singapore : The experience of sustainable living


The Yuhua project by the Housing and Development Board (HDB) Greenprint (launched in 2012) is in the peak of completion. Residents will be able to experience “sustainable living” surrounded by public housing estates. The project, which comprises of 3,200 household at Jurong East Street 21, aims to bring energy efficient, water and waste management features to the estate.

According Cehong Koon Hean, CEO of Housing and Development Board, they will keep on working towards sustainability initiatives on every town and its estates.

Featured in the project is the Pneumatic Waste Conveyance System, which makes use of speed air suction to transport household waste to Centralised Bin Centre. This method helps reduce waste spillage, foul smells and pest issues.

The Yuhua project was awarded the Building and Construction Authority’s Green Mark Award (Platinum) for existing residential buildings, making it the highest honor under the award category.

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