January Events in Singapore

As we welcome 2024, check out the green events in Singapore this coming January. Let’s raise awareness, take action, connect with nature, join the environmental movement, and meet like-minded people.


1. Textile Recycling Drive

Time: 9:00 – 21:00, 3rd Jan.

Location: NTU Alumni Club, Chill@5 at NTU@one-north
11 Slim Barracks Rise, Executive Centre #05-03

Organiser: NTU Alumni Club & Green Square


NTU Alumni Club is back with its annual textile recycling drive! Declutter your wardrobes and give your preloved clothes a second home! Recyclables collected will be handed over to second-hand textile importers in various developing countries.

Items collected include clean clothes, towels, bedsheets, curtains, cushion covers, functional bags, and belts.

Click here for more information.

2. The Opening of the New Children’s Biodiversity Library by S.E.A. Aquarium

Time: 12th Jan., 2024

Location: B1, Central Public Library, 100 Victoria Street

Organiser: National Library Board, Singapore


The Children’s Biodiversity Library by S.E.A. Aquarium will be open on January 12th. It is Singapore’s first learning space dedicated to marine biodiversity for children in a public library.

In partnership with the National Library Board and Resorts World Sentosa, this unique space provides educational programmes every month that bring the magic of vibrant marine life closer to our young learners.

Check out all the programmes.

3. Ecological Visions: Singapore’s Evolving Landscape | Lit for the Planet

Time: 14:30– 16:30, Sun, 21st Jan.

Location: B1, Central Public Library, 100 Victoria Street

Organiser: National Library Board, Singapore


Embark on a cinematic journey that delves into the relationship between Singapore’s status as a city-state with its island ecosystem. The compelling trio of films examine various knowledge systems at different points of history – the indigenous knowledge of the Orang Pulau, the practice of Mohammad Din, an artist-mystic and the observations of ornithologists. Their narratives capture the nuances of human-nature relationships and the transformative impact of urban development on indigenous communities across sea and land.

Reserve your ticket here.

4. Living with Tropical Birds

Time: 15:00, 21st Jan.

Location: Singapore Courtyard, Level 2, City Hall Wing, National Gallery Singapore

Organiser: National Gallery Singapore


Have an engaging exploration of the intersection between art, nature, and conservation, as avian veterinarian Dr Neo Peici delves into the world of macaws. Dr Neo will share her in-depth research about these captivating creatures, shedding light on the care and maintenance they require. Beyond the individual level of care, Dr Neo will also provide valuable insights into broader conservation strategies that can be actively embraced by avian keepers and enthusiasts in Singapore.

Learn more details here.

5. Plastic: Remaking Our World

Time: 23rd Jan. – 23rd Jun., 2024

Location: National Museum of Singapore, 93 Stamford Road Singapore

Organiser: National Museum of Singapore


Plastic: Remaking Our World examines the history and future of this controversial material: from its meteoric rise in the 20th century and its environmental impact to cutting-edge solutions for a more sustainable way of using plastic. The exhibition features over 300 objects, posters, films and photographs from the Vitra Design Museum and its partners, including rarities from the dawn of the plastic age, objects of the pop era and contemporary designs and projects, with additional content on the use of plastic and sustainability in Singapore.

Learn more details here.

6. Zero • Market

Time: 9:00 – 14:00, 1st and 3rd Saturday & Sunday

Place: Tzu Chi Humanistic Youth Centre, 30A Yishun Central 1, Singapore 768796

Organiser: Tzu Chi Humanistic Youth Centre 慈济人文青年中心


The Zero • Market is a sustainable lifestyle market, where fresh produce and sustainable goods are available! They are working towards Zero Waste, starting with Zero Meat and Zero Plastic (except for unavoidable plastic packaging). It takes place every 1st and 3rd weekend (Saturday and Sunday) of the month unless otherwise stated. Visit the Zero • Market and don’t forget to bring your own bag!

Learn more here.

7. Repair Kopitiam

Time: Sunday, 28th January 

Place: Various locations 

Organiser: Repair Kopitiam 


Repair Kopitiam is an initiative designed to combat the disposable culture by offering a platform where individuals can mend their personal belongings with guidance and assistance from volunteer “Repair Coaches”. This do-it-yourself (DIY) repair event takes place on the final Sunday of each month at different locations throughout the country. To participate, attendees need to schedule a specific timeslot and are allowed to bring up to two items for repair during each session.

Booking opens on 12th January through 22nd January. Read event house rules here.

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