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.

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, 424.38 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, 130.63 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, 432.71 KB] 

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

Tendering for a Hawker Stall [PDF, 456.77 KB] 

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

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

General guidelines on tipper truck covers

Guidelines on recommended practice for tipper truck covers and scenarios where enforcement actions would be taken

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

A guide on 3R initiatives for the MICE Industry

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

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