The Liveability Challenge featured in The Edge Singapore

Republished from The Edge Singapore: Original article here. RWDC wins $980,000 in Temasek-backed Liveability Challenge 2018 with biodegradable straws. SINGAPORE (July 11): RWDC Industries overcame five other finalists at the inaugural edition of The Liveability Challenge to walk away with $980,000 to jumpstart its proposal to replace single-use plastic straws with drinking straws made from a certified [...]

The Liveability Challenge Winner Announced

Republished from Eco-Business: Original article here. Biodegradable straws win at The Liveability Challenge 2018 The decision to award S$980,000 in funding to develop the world’s first biodegradable, bioplastic straw during the finale of The Liveability Challenge stirred controversy. Does this reflect a difference of opinion, or naivete about single-use plastics? Mr Zhaotan Xiao from RWDC Industries pitching [...]

First-ever Liveability Challenge offers up to S$1m for game-changing urban innovations

Singapore, 5 April 2018 — A new global call for innovative solutions to urban waste management and cooling challenges was launched today, with each submission standing the chance to secure up to S$1 million to support their game-changing work. Presented by Temasek Foundation Ecosperity and organised by Eco-Business, The Liveability Challenge seeks to uncover viable [...]