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Metro News 31 Mar 2021 | 7:00 AM

Food bank successful in helping the poor

PROVIDING food to the underprivileged since 2017, the state’s Mutiara Food Bank initiative has collected a whopping 952 tonnes of food, benefiting 49,179 recipients.

Business 25 Mar 2021 | 7:00 AM

World Bank sees US$6bil wasted on South-East Asia plastics

MANILA: South-East Asian countries lose out on as much as US$6bil (RM24.78bil) a year as most of their single-use plastics are thrown out rather than recovered and recycled, the World Bank said in a new study.

Nation 23 Mar 2021 | 7:06 PM

With a million tonnes of plastic thrown away each year, Malaysia loses RM4bil in recycling revenue

PETALING JAYA: The country's economy loses an estimated US$1bil (RM4.12bil) a year because about 75% of plastic waste does not end up being recycled, according to a report by the World Bank.