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Metro News 06 Mar 2019 | 12:00 AM

No to plastic straws in Sibu

SIBU: All eatery outlets within the Sibu Municipal Council (SMC) area will no longer be allowed to supply customers with plastic straws effective Jan 1, 2020.

Metro News 05 Mar 2019 | 12:00 AM

No shortcut to running plastic waste recycling business

A FOUNDER of a plastic waste recycling company in Penang has cautioned those thinking of starting a similar business.

Metro News 24 Jul 2019 | 12:00 AM

State to focus on recycling instead of banning plastic bags

THERE are no current plans to ban the use of plastic bags at government departments in Perak, says state education, technology, science and environment committee chairman Dr Abdul Aziz Bari.

Metro News 28 Mar 2019 | 12:00 AM

Restaurant switches from plastic to paper straws

THE paper straw is the straw of choice for D’Tandoor Group of Restaurants which ended its use of plastic straws recently.

Community 30 Dec 2016 | 12:00 AM

Crackdown on polystyrene, plastic bag use starts Sunday

STARTING next month, Kuala Lumpur City Hall will be embarking on a blitz to nab licensed businesses in the Federal Territories that fail to use biodegradable packaging to serve and pack food.

Metro News 02 Jul 2019 | 12:00 AM

Pahang bans use of plastic bags on weekends

KUANTAN: As Kuantan moves towards city status, Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Wan Rosdy Wan Ismail is hoping that its residents can also do better by reducing the use of plastic bags.

Metro News 18 Apr 2019 | 12:00 AM

Dessert franchise says no to plastic straws and spoons

COLD Stone Creamery Malaysia is stepping up its efforts to go green by eliminating plastic straws and serving spoons from its outlets, and replacing them with biodegradable paper straws and wooden serving spoons with immediate effect.

Metro News 30 Mar 2018 | 12:00 AM

Mineral water manufacturer plans to reduce use of plastic

KOTA KINABALU: A local mineral water company is pledging to start reducing plastic during the manufacturing process.

Metro News 28 Nov 2017 | 12:00 AM

Miri City Council pushes for ‘No Plastic Sundays’ on Dec 15

MIRI: Supermarkets and shoppers are expected to comply with Miri City Council’s (MCC) No Plastic Sundays from Dec 15 onwards.

Community 27 Apr 2017 | 7:35 AM

99 Speedmart gives MPK RM550k from 20-sen plastic bag charges

Popular retail chain channels money collected from 20 sen charged to consumer for plastic shopping bags to MPK; MBSA next to benefit.