Perak to spread the word on proper ewaste disposal through mosques


Perak environment committee chairman Mohd Akmal Kamaruddin (second from left) putting a computer monitor into an e-waste collection bin during the soft launch of the state-level National Environment Day at D.R. Seenivasagam Park in Ipoh on Friday (apr22). With him is Ipoh mayor Datuk Rumaizi Baharin (left).

IPOH: Creating awareness on proper disposal of electronic waste via khutbah (sermon) at mosques is being considered by the Perak government, says exco member Mohd Akmal Kamaruddin.

"It would be similar to how we created awareness among the people to get the Covid-19 vaccine and booster shot," the state environment committee chairman told a press conference after the soft launch of the state-level National Environment Day at DR Seenivasagam Park here on Friday (April 22).

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