Our plastic predicament


Think twice: With Malaysia having the highest annual per capita plastic use in South-East Asia, we need to think hard before using single-use plastic containers and water bottles. — Filepic/The Star

YES, Covid-19 has left behind tonnes of clinical waste in its wake but we need to pay attention to the pile of plastic waste we produce too.

Environmental groups believe that more plastic waste is being produced due to the pandemic, be it used masks or food packaging from taking away and delivery.

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