‘The world's rubbish bin’ – 17mil kg of rubbish in Jenjarom, reports BBC


Tthe illegal plastic recycling factories and waste dumping site at Sungai Rambai in Jenjarom.

PETALING JAYA: “Malaysia has become the world's rubbish bin” – this was a powerful statement made by Greenpeace Malaysia in 2018, when it was reported that the country had taken in 754,000 tonnes of plastic waste from over 19 countries that year.

This reeked of bad news, especially for Jenjarom, a town located in the Kuala Langat District, that is now smothered in 17,000 tonnes (17mil kg) of waste, according to the BBC.

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