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Environment 25 Mar 2018 | 8:00 AM

Human Writes: Malaysia is 8th worst in the world for plastic waste

There is a global crisis in plastic waste. And we Malaysians – yes, us – are major contributors to it.

Environment 16 Jun 2016 | 6:44 AM

Sea creatures made from plastic waste

Washed ashore plastic waste transformed into art brings attention to a global issue.

Environment 12 Jul 2016 | 7:00 AM

Plastic waste in the sea might well end up on your dinner plate

Microplastics that build up in sea creatures spell trouble for the marine food chain.

Malaysia 12 Jun 2019 | 6:00 AM

Reducing plastic waste while travelling

It’s not that easy to use very little plastic when on your travels. Here are some ways to avoid using too much plastic while on holiday.

Nation 27 Sep 2018 | 12:00 AM

Call to ban import of plastic waste

KLANG: The government should stop the import of plastic waste instead of imposing a RM15 levy for every tonne of the scrap brought into Malaysia, says the Consumers Association of Penang (CAP).

Environment 08 Mar 2016 | 10:30 AM

Battle plastic waste by building with it

Plastic wastes can be turned into building blocks.

Business 15 Apr 2019 | 9:07 AM

Water giants race to curb plastic waste

ZURICH: Two of the world’s biggest water companies are thinking outside the bottle about how to hydrate consumers as environmental campaigners take aim at the enormous amount of plastic waste the industry produces.

Nation 26 Oct 2018 | 10:04 AM

Malaysia issues permanent ban on import of plastic waste

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia has issued a permanent ban on the import of plastic waste effective Friday (Oct 26), says Zuraida Kamaruddin.

Nation 21 Oct 2018 | 12:00 AM

Plastic waste recycling can pay

There are many opportunities in the plastic waste recycling industry, but the operators must play their part to follow the rules and ensure there is no pollution.

Nation 28 Nov 2018 | 12:00 AM

Time to put a tighter lid on plastic waste

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia took in 754,000 tonnes of plastic waste from over 19 countries this year, with US, Japan and Britain billed as the highest exporters.