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Community 10 Jul 2007 | 12:00 AM

In a bind over plastic ruling

IPOH: A group of plastic recycling manufacturers are upset with a ruling to ban the import of plastic wastes which are required for production.

Business 09 Jul 2007 | 12:00 AM

Ban on import of plastic wastes criticised

A group of plastic recycling manufacturers are upset with a ruling to ban the import of plastic wastes which are required for production.

Lifestyle 17 Jun 2007 | 12:00 AM

Treasure in trash

You'd be surprised what can be done with things that you would usually throw away without a second thought.

Nation 17 Sep 2006 | 12:00 AM

Coding system to make plastic recycling easier

Recycling of plastics will now be easier as the local plastic industry has started implementing a coding system.

Business 16 Sep 2006 | 12:00 AM

Recycling of plastics easier with coding system

Recycling of plastics will now be easier as the local plastic industry has started implementing a coding system.

Community 09 May 2006 | 12:00 AM

Sibu firm works with Unimas on R&D

A Sibu-based company is expected to set up a pilot project to convert solid waste into fuel gases at the Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) Energy Park in Kota Samarahan near here as part of its collaborative research and development (RD).

Lifestyle 17 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM

Money in plastics

Don't trash your empty detergent and shampoobottles. Throw them into the recycling bin instead. One company has use for them. TAN CHENG LI reports.

Lifestyle 03 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM

Yummy packaging fillers

The end of the gift-giving season will see polystyrene packaging waste flooding dumpsites. But TAN CHENG LI has found a green substitute for this ecologically-unfriendly stuff.

Business 15 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM

Undeterred by challenges ahead

The Genting group is making good progress in its efforts to widen its investment horizons, says Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay, chairman, president and chief executive. Bjorn Lynggaard Olesen, managing director of Dumex (M) Sdn Bhd, sees renewed vigour in building the company's investments in Malaysia. Choo Bee Metal Industries Bhd is fighting for wider market coverage and an increase in exports.

Lifestyle 29 Nov 2005 | 12:00 AM

Second chance for plastics

You know that bottle of mineral water bottle you just tossed into the trash bin? Well, you might end up wearing it in future. These bottles, made of the plastic resin polyethylene terephthalate (PET), are being shipped to China and turned into synthetic fibres used in making T-shirts, among other things.