R3C strengthens Singapore environmental industry's capability in waste and resource management with emphasis on use-inspired R3 (Residues, Resource and Reclamation) research and translation for Singapore, Asia and Pacific region. It was launched in 2009 with support from EWI/EDB.
It acts as a focal point for synergistic research collaborations with government agencies, industry partners, and educational and research institutions, both locally and from around the world, such as MEWR, NEA, PUB, SembEnviro, and IWWG.
R3C also provides technical advisory services to various agencies and corporations. Its RTDA activities are focused around these 3 key areas:
- Waste to materials - converting waste into new, useful materials;
- Waste to energy - harnessing energy from urban biomass, sewage sludge, agricultural residues, micro-algae;
- Contaminated site remediation - developing solutions and technologies for remediating contaminated sites.
Research Highlights by R3C