Types of plastics that can be recycled


Vincent Chung, founder of social enterprise UrbanR Recycle, urges people to reduce use of throwaway plastics. Photos: The Star/S.S. Kanesan

There are seven types of plastic, but it’s only practical to recycle three types in Malaysia.

Since the other four kinds of plastic don’t get recycled in this country, the best solution is simply to reduce usage of plastics.

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