No entry for illegal e-waste

Illegal import: A worker inspecting some of the e-waste in the container shipped from the US at the NBCT in Butterworth.

GEORGE TOWN: The importer that shipped in a container filled with e-waste from the United States has been ordered to have it sent back as it was brought in illegally.

Penang Environment Department (DOE) director Sharifah Zakiah Syed Sahab said in a statement that a notice was issued for the container to be sent back after DOE and Customs officers inspected it at the North Butterworth Container Terminal (NBCT) on Monday.

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