Zero Waste Malaysia launches Trash Encyclopedia to address recycling misconceptions

A Zero Waste Malaysia public survey suggests that the current poor household rate of recycling could be due to confusion among people about what can and cannot be recycled. Photo: Filepic

Did you know that Malaysians generate 38,000 tonnes of waste per day, but the household recycling rate is only 9.7%?

That certainly does not bode well for the environment as we move towards being a waste-reducing generation.

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