Putting waste to good use


Murad ( left) and Prof Mazliham giving the thumbs-up after signing an agreement to introduce the ‘biochar composting’ technology to areas under the council’s jurisdiction at MPHTJ office at Melaka Mall.

MELAKA: Hang Tuah Jaya Municipal Council (MPHTJ) is teaming up with Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UNIKL) to spearhead a “biochar composting” technology venture which is a carbon-rich, charcoal-like substance made from organic components.

MPHTJ president Datuk Murad Husin said the joint effort is to reduce traffic at the almost choking landfill in the state and also to create awareness among locals to turn waste into a friendly resources as well as for the production of bio-gas.

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