Import of plastic waste banned


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  • Saturday, 27 Oct 2018

Not biodegradable: Plastic waste piled outside an illegal recycling factory in Jenjarom, Kuala Langat. — Reuters

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia has permanently banned the import of plastic scrap, following revelations the country has become a top dumping ground for plastic waste, said Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin.

However, companies can apply for APs to import quality, clean plastic.

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