DOE to start e-waste collection campaign

Aiming for sustainability: A man arranging discarded electronic items at a recycling centre in Shah Alam, Selangor, where the DOE has been working with companies licensed to process e-waste in environmentally friendly ways.

KUALA LUMPUR: Although Malaysians are more aware of the importance of recycling solid waste, many still discard electrical and electronic goods (e-waste) arbitrarily, not realising the negative impact on health and the environment.

A 2015 study by the Japan International Cooperation Agency estimated the generation of e-waste by households in Malaysia to reach 24.5 million units by 2025.

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