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The aim of this course is to provide undergraduate students at the Department of Science and Technology Studies with some basic understanding, appreciation and skills in the broad and emerging topic of sustainable innovation, especially on how and why it has and can be relevant to various types of communities.
Transformation of Batik Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) towards Sustainability through Cleaner Production PracticeBy: Nik Meriam Nik Sulaiman
Batik is a traditional form of textile making which uses wax as the resist material to produce the desired design. This module will provide awareness of the need to upgrade the batik-making process as well as step-by-step guides to implement practical ways to improve resource utilisation and waste management.
This 96-hour course comprises 3 modules covering (i) the big picture of identifying urbanisation challenges in the 21st century, (ii) community building practices from the urban context of Singapore that address these challenges and (iii) how to co-create a network of sustainable and resilient 21st Century Villages in an urban city.