Open My Factory: ALBA E-Waste Logistics & Sorting Hub

Description

Alba operates Singapore’s largest e-waste recycling programme, operating more than 600 bins in town centres, shopping malls, and government buildings and collecting over 5000 tonnes of e-waste a year. Where do our e-waste go after we dispose of them in our recycling bins? Follow the journey of our laptops, hard disk drives, refrigerators, and more as they are collected and sorted at Alba’s logistics sorting facilities.

Upcoming Event/s:

Open My Factory: ALBA E-Waste Sorting & Logistics Hub

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Date
1st Friday of the month
Time
10am to 12pm
language
English
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Venue
Please meet at Tuas Crescent MRT Station Exit B (Street Level). A bus will ferry participants to and fro the site.

TICKET PRICE (excluding Eventbrite service fee): $20

All proceeds from the tours will go to My Community to sustain the costs of running the tours.


What you will see

How do we properly dispose of our batteries, printers and light bulbs? Step into ALBA’s E-Waste Sorting & Logistics Hub and learn about the different types of e-waste collected in Singapore. Witness the drivers and sorters in action, as we unravel the practical challenges to recycling our mobile phones and tablets, printers, television and more.

Who you will meet

Meet Sustainability Executive Jerry Tan, who is in charge of ALBA E-Waste’s outreach for schools and communities. Inspired by Alba’s efforts to promote recycling around the world, Jerry now conducts recycling talks, events, learning journeys, collaborations, school projects, and more to share about his sustainability journey in Singapore.

 


 

More Details

Who should come?

  • Everyone is welcome to participate in this exciting tour!

Attire:

  • Participants are required to wear covered shoes. Participants may be denied entry if they are dressed inappropriately.
  • Participants are encouraged to dress comfortably for the tour.

What to bring:

  • Participants should bring along an umbrella, hand sanitiser, and a bottle of water.
  • Participants are encouraged to bring their own e-waste products to the tour. We will learn how we can correctly dispose of them during the tour!
  • Participants are encouraged to bring their own earphones (with a standard 3.5mm audio jack) as radio guides will be used for the tour.
  • Asthmatic individuals are encouraged to bring their inhaler.

Please note that:

  • Please arrive 15 minutes before the tour for registration.
  • Photography is allowed at the premises.
  • Parking is not available at the facilities. Kindly park your car near Tuas Crescent MRT.
  • Participants should stay with the group at all times, and are not allowed to wander off alone.
  • The tour will proceed rain or shine.
  • This event is not wheel-chair friendly.

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