‘Total plan to handle plastic waste much needed’

PETALING JAYA: The slew of negative publicity of late on the recycling industry has put the authorised plastics recycling industry in a bad light, says the Malaysian Plastics Manufacturers Association (MPMA) and its counterpart, the Malaysia Plastics Recyclers Association (MPRA).

“It has portrayed Malaysia as a dumping ground for waste from developed countries, but what we are seeing are symptoms of waste smuggled in by illegal recyclers,” said MPMA vice-president C.C. Cheah.

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