Public Hygiene Council

Keep Singapore Clean Movement


I PHC, Do You?

‘Keep Clean, Singapore!’ (KCS) is a month-long annual clean up festival in May.  We've grown from 2013.  More than 250 organisers cleaned up over 400 locations across the island last year.

This year we have a specific message:
"I PHC (Pick up at Home & in Community). Do you?”   

Picking up after ourselves seems obvious.  But it appears we might have forgotten what it means.  Stinky loos, dirty tables, littered parks.  Seen them? Cleaners alone can't keep these spaces clean.  

We invite schools, companies and the public to amplify PHC by doing 2 things:

  1. Conduct clean-up or public-spirited acts such as tidying up tables and clearing up public spaces. 
    Choose from (i) Housing Estate, Home & Office or (ii) Parks & Beaches

  2. Share your activity on both your Facebook and PHC Facebook
    PHC actions speak louder than words.

It is everybody's responsibility to keep Singapore clean.

Make Singapore a great city to live, work and play in!

You are invited for the Launch!

Help keep our Homes & Offices clean

Help keep our Parks & Beaches clean


1.   Guidelines

Check out this video: Organising Community Clean-up

2.   Tools and Materials

To be updated soon.

3.   Briefing notes 

To be updated soon.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Why PHC (Pick Up at Home & Community)?

Because being considerate and keeping shared spaces clean is a basic code of behaviour.  A dedicated clean up festival gives us a platform to practice this behaviour.

But there is more.  Beyond PHC, the message is to leave things better than found.  This means not littering or putting waste where they should go.  

A clean Singapore is a collective responsibility.  Be the advocate for better behaviour and against littering. 

2. Who will be involved?

Everybody. The Public Hygiene Council has extended invitation to our supporters and partners of the KSC partners (i.e. Schools, Communities and Organisations) to identify a location and lead activities in the month of May 2018. Public members are welcomed to organise or participate in any activities to show their support for ‘Keep Clean, Singapore!’.

3. Where are the activities held?

Organisers will identify and target any shared community places such as residential estates, schools, parks, offices and etc., to conduct the clean-up activities. 

4. When are the activities held?

Organisers are welcomed to conduct their activities on any day in the month of May. More details will be available closer to date.

5. What if we are unable to commit any day in May?

Keeping Singapore Clean is a life time commitment and not just a one-day effort. We welcome groups and individuals to initiate their own programmes to encourage and educate good practices at shared community spaces. Through such sustained efforts, communities will take greater ownership to improve the cleanliness and hygiene conditions of these public spaces’.

If you have any questions regarding 'Keep Clean, Singapore!' or the PHC, please email as at

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