Plastic use on the rise


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  • Tuesday, 12 May 2020

Sea of waste: An illegal dumpsite in Bukit Mertajam being overwhelmed with waste. Shariffa Sabrina suggests companies switch to biodegradable packaging material to reduce waste.

PETALING JAYA: The abundant use of plastic packaging for delivery services must be looked into, especially with the spike in online delivery services during the movement control order, say environmental activists.

Pertubuhan Pelindung Khazanah Alam Malaysia president Puan Sri Shariffa Sabrina Syed Akil said online delivery services had grown rapidly, increasing the demand for plastic.

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