Green Groups

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72 groups in Singapore that are doing work on the environment

350 Singapore

350 Singapore is the Singapore chapter to the global movement. 350 is widely believed by many scientists to be the safe upper limit of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, measured in parts per million.

Animal Allies

Animal Allies provides resources, engagement and community building for people interested in learning more about vegan living.

BCA Build it Green Club

BCA Build it Green Club is a club initiated by the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) to promote awareness and knowledge of the green built environment among youths in Singapore.

BES Drongos

The BES Drongos are a group of nature lovers from the Bachelor of Environmental Studies (BES) programme at the National University of Singapore, who have come together to manage guided walks open to everyone and anyone. They want to bring people to appreciate and understand local biodiversity and our ecological systems in Singapore through guided walks on the Petai Trail at Macritchie Reservoir Park.

Biodiversity Connections

Biodiversity Connections is a happy hour to build relationships and foster collaborations between scientists, NGOs and government agencies involved in biodiversity research and policy in Singapore and South East Asia.

Biomimicry Singapore Network

Biomimicry Singapore Network brings together a diversity of people in Singapore – biologists, engineers, entrepreneurs, designers, architects, lawyers and more to connect and learn nature-inspired innovation, innovate by mimicing nature’s time-tested strategies and to transform our lives.

Bird Ecology Study Group

The Bird Ecology Study Group is looking into and documenting all issues of bird ecology, especially the inter-dependency of birds and plants.

Books & Beer

Books & Beer is Singapore’s first traveling book swap over drinks.

Circular Economy Singapore

Circular Economy Singapore is an informal network of individuals from the public, private and people sectors who support and embrace the concept and principles of the circular economy. They organise regular meetups and roundtables to discuss and share more about the ideas and case studies related to the circular economy in Singapore and around the world.

Connected Threads Asia

Connected Threads Asia believes in a socially and environmentally responsible fashion industry, and its mission is to bring together fashion designers, manufacturers and suppliers, and consumers, and start a conversation on how to transform the industry into one with a conscience.

Conservation Interest Group (Republic Polytechnic)

The Conservation Interest Group is Republic Polytechnic’s green group that encourages students and the wider community to conserve resources and appreciate the beauty and value of biodiversity. The group organizes events to promote awareness of environment issues and encourage individuals to adopt green lifestyles and do their part for the environment.

Earthlink NTU

Earthlink NTU is the environmental club in the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) promoting environmentalism among all staff and students of NTU. Their mission is to create opportunities for the NTU community to make a positive difference for the environment, to advocate an environmentally sustainable lifestyle among youths, and to build up their passion for the environment.


EatGrass aims to educate and encourage youths to consider alternatives to meat in order reduce to their carbon footprints.


EcoYouth or Youth for Ecology aims to spark conversation between youth in Singapore about the environment.

Energy Carta

Energy Carta is a non-profit organization founded by a team of young adults who want to make a positive impact in the world. They are driven by a passion for sustainable development, the environment and a desire to invoke change through their actions.

Energy Oasis (Temasek Polytechnic)

Energy Oasis is the student club for the Diploma in Clean Energy students at Temasek Polytechnic.

Environmental Rangers Club (Ngee Ann Polytechnic)

The Environmental Rangers Club is a student-run environmental group in Ngee Ann Polytechnic, to instil a sense of responsibility and passion in members and the school population for the environment and to generate new and creative ideas to overcome environmental issues through the eyes of young minds.

Environmental Science and Engineering Students Club

The Environmental Science and Engineering Students Club (ESESC) is a representative student body for all ESE students studying in National University of Singapore.


FiTree is a fresh seedling of a youth group made up of tertiary students and graduates who gathered together with the intention of reminding the Singapore Muslim community to return to our fitrah as true khalifah fil ardh.

Foodscape Collective

Foodscape Collective is a growing community of food growers in Singapore who come together to make Singapore our edible garden.

GEO Council (Nanyang Polytechnic)

GEO Council is Nanyang Polytechnic’s club to discover environment and water practices through various aspects. Their mission is to equip NYP students with skills and experiences to be a outstanding green leader who serves.

Green and Healthy Monday

Green and Healthy Monday aims to inspire people towards eco-friendly lifestyle, to foster harmony within our planet by caring for animal welfare and all living creatures as one big family on earth.

Greenbird Singapore

Greenbird Singapore is an overseas division of the Japanese greenbird non-profit organisation, and operates a clean-up activity once a month in Singapore.

Greenery Club (ITE College Central)

The Greenery Club promotes clean, green, and healthy lifestyle among the students in ITE College Central.

Greenpeace Singapore

Greenpeace Singapore is the local group of Greenpeace, an independent global campaigning organisation that acts to change attitudes and behaviour, to protect and conserve the environment and to promote peace.

Herpetological Society of Singapore

The Herpetological Society of Singapore is a group of herpetology enthusiasts who are enthusiastic about the study and conservation of reptiles and amphibians.

I’dECO: Yale-NUS Sustainability Movement

I’dECO: Yale-NUS Sustainability Movement is a team of students at Yale-NUS with the mission to promote a culture of environmental responsibility at Yale-NUS, to integrate sustainability concerns holistically into school practices to bring about effective change, and to give members an avenue for the practical application of environmental ideas, grounded in research and strong theoretical understanding.

International Coastal Cleanup Singapore

The International Coastal Cleanup Singapore (ICCS) is coordinated by volunteers of the Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research at NUS, and is part of an annual global event. It aims to remove and collect data on debris from the shorelines, waterways and beaches of the world’s lakes, rivers and oceans. This information serves to educate the public on marine debris issues and to encourage positive change.

Journey to Zero Waste Life in Singapore

Journey to Zero Waste Life in Singapore is a group for people in Singapore who are curious, interested or trying to reduce the amount of waste they produce.

Love Our MacRitchie Forest

Love Our MacRitchie Forest is a campaign group formed in response to the LTA’s announcement of the new Cross Island Line MRT, which is proposed to run through the fragile ecosystem that is MacRitchie Forest.

Mangrove Action Squad

The Mangrove Action Squad are mangrove enthusiasts passionate about conservation of mangroves in Singapore. They monitor and carry out field research in mangroves on a regularly basis and also educate the general public.

Mega Marine Survey of Singapore

The Mega Marine Survey of Singapore is about the volunteers working with the National Parks Board (NParks) on the Comprehensive Marine Biodiversity Survey.

Naked Hermit Crabs

The Naked Hermit Crabs are volunteer guides at Singapore’s shores such as Chek Jawa, Pulau Semakau, Kusu Island. They have come together to share our shores through public walks, especially those shores which are in danger.

Nature Trekker

Nature Trekker is a non-profit voluntary nature organisation with the objective to cultivate outdoor adventure seekers to learn and appreciate nature.

NIE Green Club

The NIE Green Club aims to make a positive difference to our environment, to lead a sustainable lifestyle, and to appreciate nature better.


NUS PEACE (People Ending Animal Cruelty and Exploitation) is an interest group affiliated with NUS, with the mission to foster the love and respect that all animals deserve through education, advocacy and action, by connecting with others in the community who care.


NUS SAVE (Students Against Violation of the Earth) is the main environmental student group in the National University of Singapore (NUS), and work with the students and staff of NUS to advocate for NUS to be an exemplary model for sustainability and action against climate change.

NUS Toddycats!

NUS Toddycats! are volunteers with the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum (ex-Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research) at the National University of Singapore. Toddycats! is meant to expose, develop, enthuse and apply individuals to programmes in conservation, education and research.

Pesta Ubin

Pesta Ubin is Ubin Open House and a time when people and groups who love Ubin organise special events for the public to celebrate Pulau Ubin.

Plastic-Lite Singapore

Plastic-Lite Singapore brings together people and organizations passionate about transforming Singapore into a plastic-lite society and to strive for a low-plastic footprint.

Project: FIN

Project: FIN aims to reduce the consumption of shark’s fins by spreading awareness among consumers and businesses.

Project iConserve

Project iConserve comprises a bunch of SMU students who care about the environment. They raise awareness about our impact on the environment, encourage more youths to volunteer, and get people talking and thinking about the environment.

Public Hygiene Council

The Public Hygiene Council, comprising representatives from multiple sectors, helps to strengthen and better coordinate efforts to lead and take ownership in galvanising community and industry efforts to improve the cleanliness and hygiene standards in Singapore.

Reef Alert

Reef Alert is a group of divers in SMU who are making efforts to conserve our marine environment, one reef at a time.

Repair Kopitiam

Repair Kopitiam is an initiative to bring the community together to repair so as to combat the throw away culture for a sustainable world. It is run as a community repair meet-up, whereby people come down to a designated space to repair simple items together, guided by specialists.

Restore Ubin Mangroves Initiative

Members of the Restore Ubin Mangroves (R.U.M.) Initiative are joined by our passion to act on these key issues: Mangrove restoration at abandoned aquaculture areas at Pulau Ubin; Organise volunteers to help with surveys, propagule collection, test planting, restoration work, monitoring before, during and after restoration; and Outreach about Ubin and mangroves.

Save Our Street Dogs (SOSD)

Save Our Street Dogs (SOSD) is a group of volunteers in Singapore, banded together by the common passion and conviction to be part of a unified voice, purposed to make a difference and effect change to the welfare of our street dogs.

Save That Pen

Save That Pen gives used and unwanted pens a new lease of life. They collect donated pens from around Singapore, refill them, and pass them on to underprivileged students in Singapore and the region.

Sea Shepherd Singapore

Sea Shepherd Singapore is the local group of Sea Shepherd, an international non-profit, marine wildlife conservation organization, with the mission to end the destruction of habitat and slaughter of wildlife in the world’s oceans in order to conserve and protect ecosystems and species.

Shark Savers Singapore

Shark Savers Singapore is a non-profit membership organization dedicated to saving the sharks through building awareness, education, and grassroots action.

Singapore Alliance on Sustainable Palm Oil

The Singapore Alliance on Sustainable Palm Oil aims to provide a platform for companies to come on a sustainable journey towards producing, trading and using certified sustainable palm oil.

Singapore Conscious Living Community

The Singapore Conscious Living Community is a group for anyone living in Singapore who is interested in living consciously and spending mindfully.

Singapore Environment Networking Group

The Singapore Environment Networking Group aims to connect all environmental groups and interested individuals in Singapore, so that there will be a common platform for everyone to communicate and work on common environmental goals.

Singapore Polytechnic Environment Club

The Singapore Polytechnic Environment Club is a student club in Singapore Polytechnic that is concerned with the environment and willing to go the extra mile to call for change.

Singapore Young Farmers

Singapore Young Farmers connect the younger generation to the world out on the countryside, showing them importance of the farmers’ role and the youths’ involvement in our community and this food system.

Singapore Youth for Climate Action

Singapore Youth for Climate Action (SYCA) is a platform for young Singapore residents to join hands in action in response to climate change.

SMU verts

SMU verts is Singapore Management University’s official student platform for engaging in eco-friendly and sustainable activities. Their mission is to encourage the community to be environmentally responsible and live a sustainable lifestyle.

SUTD Energy Club

The SUTD Energy Club provides a learning platform for like-minded individuals to collaborate on alternative energy-related projects that could have a positive impact on society.

SUTD Greenprint

SUTD Greenprint is a student club pioneering environmental initiatives in the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), and aims to build a sustainable world through green innovation and design.


TeamSeagrass is a team of volunteers that regularly monitor the seagrasses on Singapore’s shores.

Temasek Polytechnic Green Interest Group

Temasek Polytechnic Green Interest Group (TP GIG) was started by a group of TP students passionate about raising awareness of issues related to the environment and animal conservation. They also seek to promote green lifestyle and instil a sense of responsibility for the environment among TP staff and students.

The Biodiversity Roundtable of Singapore

The Biodiversity Roundtable of Singapore is an initiative spearheaded by NUS and NParks under the National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plan, for stakeholders in the natural history community and government to meet regularly and more frequently.

The Green Beans

The Green Beans is a student group from SOTA, with the aim of encouraging Singaporean youths to explore and develop a love for our own local, natural green spaces.

The Green Volunteers

The Green Volunteers was started to increase public participation in environmental protection by providing a range of hands-on activities and programmes to turn awareness into action.

The Hantu Blog

The Hantu Blog aims to raise awareness about Singapore’s small, yet biologically diverse reefs through the education of students and divers.

The Leafmonkey Workshop

The Leafmonkey Workshop organises workshops and provide a platform for networking, learning, sharing and doing for nature groups, nature volunteers and nature lovers.

The Living! Project

The Living! Project aims to draw direct connection between the individual‟s action with the needs of a sustainable urban city through the intensive use of recycle materials and community action to create positive social behaviour change.

The Singapore Glove Project

The Singapore Glove Project is a group of Singapore residents who head out to explore different parts of Singapore, whether by walking, jogging or running, and along the way, they pick up litter, make new friends, and absorb the beauty of Singapore.


up2degrees is a movement to get Singapore to turn our aircon temperature up 2 degrees.

We support The Green Corridor in Singapore

The “We support The Green Corridor in Singapore” campaign group supports and promotes the proposal by the Nature Society (Singapore) to conserve the railway lands as a continuous Green Corridor.

Yale-NUS Association for the Protection of Animals from Cruelty

The Yale-NUS Association for the Protection of Animals from Cruelty (YAPAC) is a student group from Yale-NUS college focusing on advocating for the protection of animals from cruelty and exploitation by promoting cruelty-free living.

YEE Networking

The YEE Networking group seeks to provide a platform for NEA Youth Environment Envoys (YEEs) to share ideas and provide inputs for projects that requires any form of critical thinking and advocating ideas that could create a change for the better.


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