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Solid waste not allowed into Malaysia without approval permit


  • Nation
  • Wednesday, 28 Jun 2017

What a waste: Discarded plastics were found jam-packed in some of the containers

What a waste: Discarded plastics were found jam-packed in some of the containers

PETALING JAYA: No solid waste is allowed into the country without an approval permit (AP) to prevent Malaysia from becoming a dumping ground.

A National Solid Waste Manage­ment Department (JPSPN) spokesman said any company that intends to bring in waste such as plastics must first obtain an AP even before the importation process begins.

   

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