Towards zero food waste in Rawang

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  • Monday, 12 Oct 2015

A young boy (centre) appears fascinated as he watches black soldier fly larvae known as ‘phoenix worms’ devour chicken carcass placed in a tray during the launch of the Zero Waste project at the Bandar Country Homes wetmarket.

IN AN effort to reduce food waste thrown at dumpsites in Selangor, Selayang Municipal Council (MPS) together with local community leaders and Universiti Malaya have embarked on a pilot project to encourage traders to separate food waste.

The Zero Waste project, which is part of the Clean and Green campaign in Bandar Country Homes Rawang, was launched by Rawang assemblyman Gan Pei Nei, who presented 50 garbage bins to food stall operators in Bandar Country Homes wet market as well as restaurant operators.

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