PBAPP keen to recycle the waste, following the Dutch


(From right) Malaysian Water Association president Datuk Abdul Kadir Mohd Din, Netherlands deputy ambassador Christoph Prommersberger, Chow, Jaseni, Water, Land and Natural Resources Ministry director of water supply division Datuk Abdul Karim Mohd Tahir and Malaysia Water Engineer Action Committee (MyWac) chairman Ishak Hasnan opening water valves to launch the symposium and workshop. — Photos: MUSTAFA AHMAD/The Star

THE Penang government has plans to turn waste (sludge) from water treatment plants into bricks and even skincare products, following the example of the Netherlands.

However, the Federal Govern-ment first have to reclassify waste from the plants as non-scheduled waste material, said Penang Water Supply Corporation (PBAPP) chief executive officer Datuk Jaseni Maidinsa.

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