Recyclables must be set apart from organic items from September


Paper, plastic, aluminium: SWCorp chief assistant director (regulatory and enforcement) Muhamad Rozai Rafiq Mohamad Rohani (left) and Taman Pelangi Indah resident Mazri Abdul (right) demonstrating the separation of waste in Johor Baru.

JOHOR BARU: It will be mandatory for all types of household wastes to be separated in an effort to promote a healthier and cleaner environment in six states and the Federal Territory from September.

Solid Waste Corporation (SWCorp) Johor Baru director Asri Amat said the Household Solid Waste Segregation Programme would take effect following months of awareness campaigns.

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