Practices and Guidelines

Guidelines

Guidelines

The following is a list of helpful guidelines across various environment-related topics.

Arranging a funeral

Read to learn more about arranging a funeral.

Death registration

Read to learn more about registering a death.

Placing an obituary

Read to learn more about placing an obituary.

List of funeral directors

A listing of funeral directors from the Association of Funeral Directors (Singapore) to facilitate your search for a funeral director.

List of undertakers and embalmers  

A listing of undertakers and embalmers who have undergone basic infection control training.

Technical guideline on boundary noise limit for air conditioning and mechanical ventilation systems in non-industrial buildings [PDF, 480.51 KB]

A guideline on the maximum boundary noise emission limits for air conditioning and mechnical ventilation systems in non-industrial buildings.

Guidelines for pollution control study [PDF, 42.09 KB]    

A set of guideline on carrying out pollution control studies

Guidebook on Climate of Singapore [PDF, 2.2 MB]

A guidebook on Singapore’s climate conditions

Becoming a hawker [PDF, 3.1 MB]

A comprehensive guide to assist you in starting out in the hawker trade

Tendering for a hawker stall [PDF, 1.74 MB]

This brochure provides a simple step-by-step guide on submitting your tender for a hawker stall.

Including a joint-operator [PDF, 951.47 KB]

Information on including a joint-operator for your stall.

Registering a hawker assistant [PDF, 933.26 KB]

Information on registering hawker assistants.

Our Hawker Centres – A Heritage and Art Project

A commemorative collection of murals and art installations.

The Good Practice Guide for Noise Mitigation for Entertainment Outlets and Foodshops was developed by a workgroup, consisting of representatives from NEA, HDB, SFA, SPF and URA. The recommended practices in the guide are not exhaustive, and operators may still wish to consult experts/consultants for advice on suitable noise control measures, should it be warranted.

Good Practice Guide for Noise Mitigation - For Foodshops [PDF, 128.08 KB]

Guidelines for foodshops on noise mitigation.

Good Practice Guide for Noise Mitigation - Entertainment Outlets [PDF, 325.79 KB]

Guidelines for entertainment outlets on noise mitigation. 

Handbook of scope of works for mosquito control [PDF, 30.93 KB]

A handbook outlining the scope of work that must be carried out for effective mosquito control

Guidebook to the registration of Public Health Pesticides and Repellents against vectors [PDF, 462.92 KB]

A guidebook providing information on registering Public Health Pesticides and Repellents against vectors

NEA pesticides/repellents register [PDF, 630.8 KB]

A list of NEA-registered Pesticides/Repellents

English/Malay [PDF, 1.84 MB]  | Chinese/Tamil [PDF, 1.92 MB]

A brochure providing information on how to practice effective rodent control

Mosquitoes and mosquito-borne diseases [PDF, 1.41 MB]

A guide to mosquitoes and the diseases they can transmit

Common mosquito breeding places: town council estates [PDF, 3.42 MB]

A guide to common mosquito breeding areas in town council estates

Common mosquito breeding places: condominium estates and apartments [PDF, 3.3 MB]

A guide to common mosquito breeding areas in condominium estates and apartments

Common mosquito breeding places: construction sites [PDF, 2.14 MB]

A guide to common mosquito breeding areas in construction sites

Common mosquito breeding places: worker dormitories [PDF, 2.22 MB]

A guide to common mosquito breeding areas in worker dormitories

Common mosquito breeding places: factories and shipyards [PDF, 3.17 MB]

A guide to common mosquito breeding areas in factories and shipyards

Common mosquito breeding places: other premises [PDF, 3.24 MB]

A guide to common mosquito breeding areas in other kinds of premises

Checklists for mosquito breeding sites [PDF, 2.17 MB]

Checklists listing areas to inspect for potential mosquito breeding sites

Guidelines on mosquito prevention in domestic rainwater collection system for non-potable use [PDF, 131.79 KB]

Guidelines on how to prevent mosquito breeding in domestic rainwater collection systems

Guidebook on the registration of public health pesticides and repellents [PDF, 550.06 KB]

A guidebook on the registration of public health pesticides and repellents.

Registration mark usage guidelines [PDF, 359.55 KB]

Guidelines on how to use registration marks

Environmental health guidelines for dormitories [PDF, 66.82 KB]

A guide on how to keep dormitories clean and well-maintained

Good environmental health practices for dormitories and hostels [PDF, 25.15 KB]

A guide on how to keep dormitories and hostels clean and well-maintained

Mandatory requirements for public toilets [PDF, 20.91 KB]

A list of hygiene standards that public toilets must meet

A guide to better public toilet design and maintenance [PDF, 3.96 MB]

A guide on how to improve the design and maintenance of public toilets

Guidelines on use of chlorine-containing chemicals for disinfection of swimming pools [PDF, 6.83 MB]

Guidelines on the safe use of chemicals that contain chlorine to disinfect swimming pools

A guide to 3R practices for households  

Tips on how households can practice the 3Rs effectively

Guidebook on setting up structured waste-recycling programme in condominiums and private apartments [PDF, 603.68 KB]

A guide on how waste-recycling programmes can be established in condominiums and private apartments

3R Guidebook for Hotels [PDF, 1.72 MB]

A guide on how the 3Rs can be effectively carried out in hotels

3R Guidebook for Offices [PDF, 2.54 MB]

A guide on how the 3Rs can be effectively carried out in offices

3R Guidebook for Schools [PDF, 1.40 MB]

A guide on how the 3Rs can be effectively carried out in schools

3R Guidebook for Shopping Malls [PDF, 2.82 MB]

A guide on how the 3Rs can be effectively carried out in shopping malls

3R Guidebook for Industrial Developments [PDF, 3.33 MB]

A guide on how businesses can reduce the waste they generate

3R Toolkit for the MICE Industry [pdf 2.1 MB]

A guide on 3R initiatives for the MICE Industry

Guidelines for making an event environmentally-friendly 

A guide on how you can make your event more sustainable

Love your food: a handy guide to reducing food wastage and saving money  

A guide on how you can reduce your food waste and expenditure

Sustainable Landscape (NParks)

A guide on sustainable landscaping and management of horticultural waste

Food Waste Minimisation Guidebook for Food Retail Establishments [PDF 3.15 MB]

A guide for owners and operators of food retail establishments to develop food waste minimisation plans to reduce food waste generated from their business operations

Food Waste Minimisation Guidebook for Supermarkets [PDF 3.60 MB]

A guide for owners and operators of supermarkets to develop food waste minimisation plans to reduce food waste generated from their business operations

Food Waste Minimisation Guidebook for Food Manufacturing Establishments [PDF 3.08 MB]

A guide for owners and operators of food manufacturing establishments to develop food waste minimisation plans to reduce food waste generated from their business operations