Study shows low rate of recycling plastic bottles in M’sia


PETALING JAYA: Only 16% of PET bottles in Malaysia are collected for recycling purposes, a study found.

PET is polyethylene terephthalate, a strong and lightweight material that is one of the most recyclable forms of plastic packaging and is mainly used for mineral water and carbonated drinks.

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