Taking responsibility for our trash

I WHOLEHEARTEDLY echo the sentiments expressed by Koo Wee Hon regarding the pressing need for Malaysians to adopt a more responsible approach to managing their waste, “Heed the call and take your rubbish home” (The Star, April 9).

At the Taman Tun Dr Ismail Park, which I regularly visit, the problem of trash has been resolved. Rubbish bins were once available in the park, but monkeys kept toppling them to look for leftover food. The cleaners had a hard time dealing with the mess left by the monkeys.

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