Love Food Hate Waste: The many benefits of composting

Keeping a compost bin in the yard will enable families to use their food scraps to generate fertiliser they can use for their gardens. — Photos: Ecoknights

Malaysians produce an average of 30,000 tons of waste every day, and only 5% of this is recycled.

Coupled with an ever-increasing population and rapid urbanisation, we have produced a generation responsible for very high levels of waste.

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