Trash Talk: No time to waste in dealing with Singapore’s mounting trash problem

The island of Semakau is in trouble.
Most of us have probably heard of it, but few have likely put much thought into this final resting place for all the dirty, used and unwanted detritus from our lives.
Well, now is the time to start thinking and talking about it. The Semakau landfill, a critical element in keeping Singapore as famously spotless as it is today, is set to run out of space by 2035.
Where will our trash go then?


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