Poor waste management among main causes of plastic pollution


IPOH: The first step in effectively managing plastic waste well must be done at home. The Malaysian Nature Society renewed its call to separate plastic waste before these types of waste reached landfills.

Its president Prof Dr Ahmad Ismail said poor waste management was among the main reasons for plastic pollution in the country.“With over 10 years of involvement in plastic pollution research, I can say that the main causes of pollution stem from mismanagement of plastic items at home and the lack of discipline to manage it well.

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