Written Reply by Ms Grace Fu, Minister for Sustainability and the Environment, to Parliamentary Question on Waste Collection Lapses
Ms He Ting Ru: To ask the Minister for Sustainability and the Environment (a) in the last 12 months, how many incidences of waste collection lapses have been logged with NEA where Sembwaste Pte Ltd has been the public waste collector, (b) of these lapses, how many have occurred in Sengkang town; and (c) how many fines have been issued by NEA to Sembwaste in relation to such lapses in waste collection across the different sectors.
1 SembWaste Pte Ltd is the appointed Public Waste Collector (PWC) serving the City-Punggol, Clementi-Bukit Merah, and Woodlands-Yishun sectors. In the last 12 months, 58 incidences of waste collection lapses have been logged with the National Environment Agency (NEA) in these sectors, and fines were issued for each of these incidences. Of the 58 incidences, 9 occurred in Sengkang town.