Singapore’s Earth Hour to encourage lifestyle changes [News]
By Channel NewsAsia, 27 Feb 2013
The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) will partner Singapore companies for this year’s Earth Hour to encourage Singaporeans to make four lifestyle changes in support of the environment.
The lifestyle changes are to reduce the use of plastic bags, turn up their air-conditioning by one degree, switch to energy-efficient LED lights, and take short showers.
Corporate partners IKEA, Philips Lighting and Marina Bay Sands have issued challenges to the Singapore public through the Earth Hour “I Will If You Will” platform for three key actions.
Home furnishing retailer IKEA has pledged to have a free reusable Blue Bag Day if 20,000 people in Singapore pledge to use reusable bags instead of plastic bags.
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Source: Channel NewsAsia