Solid waste not allowed into Malaysia without approval permit


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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