Malaysia issues permanent ban on import of plastic waste


PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia has issued a permanent ban on the import of plastic waste effective Friday (Oct 26), says Zuraida Kamaruddin.

The Housing and Local Government Minister said the country would also be phasing out the import of other types of plastic within three years.

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