Take Action

Change starts with action. Better yet, an action that affects the world around you. 

From students to faculty, staff to partners, there are ways for anyone to make a difference. Start today and keep coming back, keep taking action, and join the movement to change the world.

Play Your Part in Sustainability

Legend:
3Rs
Act of Kindness
Energy
Food
Living
Transport
Water
Work
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Clean up a beach

We don’t need to stress enough how polluted our waters are. Beach Clean Ups will not solve the cause of our pollution, but it is time for us to clear the mess we have made. Sponsor, attend or organise one.

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Repurpose used coffee grounds

Alum Joline Tang's Sustainability Project, Kāfēi, aims to repurpose used coffee grounds, upcycling them to soaps, transform them into body scrubs, or make them into fertilisers. Donate yours, or engage them to conduct upcycling workshops.

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Partner us as a sustainable supplier

SMU expects our suppliers to deliver services and goods on a fair and ethical basis and provide assurance that they conduct their businesses in alignment with our core principles of sustainability.

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Package Pals sorting sessions

Package Pals is co-founded by SMU undergraduate Rachel Han. Read about their startup journey here and join their monthly sorting sessions at Our Tampines Hub.

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Make a gift

Pay it forward. With your gift, many of our students will be able to achieve their educational and career goals. Your gift to SMU will empower students, expand capacity, and enhance impact.

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Support Ugly Food

SUTD-SMU Double Degree Programme alum Pei Shan founded UglyFood with a mission to eliminate food waste and revamp the food ecosystem. They aim to make sustainability a part of people’s everyday lives. Check them out!

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Back A Million Books

Alum Joline Tang's Sustainability project, A Million Books, was born with a mission to rehome preloved books. All profits are used to support tree planting efforts in Singapore. You can participate by donating or buying used books, or even organise a book donation drive.