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Nation 20 Jun 2019 | 12:00 AM

Vital to know needs of beneficiaries

PETALING JAYA: Social work must not be done without taking the time to understand the true needs of the target groups they are helping.

Education 07 Oct 2018 | 12:00 AM

Platform for social entrepreneurs

ALLIANCE Bank Berhad recently launched the third instalment of its Eco-Biz Dream Project in collaboration with the Malaysian Green Technology Corporation (GreenTech Malaysia). which is under the purview of the Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Ministry (Mestecc), and non-profit environmental organisation EcoKnights.

Nation 29 Jun 2017 | 12:00 AM

Power bank certification hailed

PETALING JAYA: The Government plans to introduce compulsory certification for power banks in Malaysia in a move that has prompted positive feedback from groups here.

Nation 12 Jun 2017 | 12:00 AM

Groups spell out ways to cool down cities

PETALING JAYA: It’s the little acts like conserving water and saving electricity – even planting a tree – that can help cool the urban heat island effect in the cities, say environment groups.

Education 12 Mar 2017 | 12:00 AM

All female team wins

CHOSEN as the grand prize winner from 235 other submissions, Team Eco Beast from Sunway College was the youngest team among the finalists and received RM10,000 cash for their outstanding effort.

Nation 27 Nov 2016 | 12:00 AM

Jimmy Choo receives award for efforts to help women

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Jimmy Choo is no stranger to mentoring women, his newest protege being accessories designer Illiza Ho Chia-Hui.

Education 30 Oct 2016 | 12:00 AM

Competition to address business, green concerns

STUDENTS from 20 local universities can participate in the Alliance Bank Eco-Biz Dream Project to showcase their practical business proposition that addresses environmental concerns.

Nation 11 Jul 2016 | 12:00 AM

Recycle? Malaysians want to see the money

PETALING JAYA: Only about 3,000 units of the millions of mobile e-waste have been properly disposed of through the recycling campaign run by the Malaysian Commu­nications and Multimedia Commis­sion (MCMC) since its inception in late 2013 – a very low participation from the public.

Nation 11 Jul 2016 | 12:00 AM

E-waste and discarded mobile phones pose real danger to environment

EXCLUSIVE: At 66 million, there are twice as many mobile phones in Malaysia than people and these gadgets, which usually have a two-year life span, are not properly being disposed of. Such e-waste usually contain precious metals like gold, copper and silver that can be reused. But Malaysians are not recycling – because they expect payment for their e-waste.

Nation 11 Jul 2016 | 12:00 AM

Over 90% of mobile devices can be re-used

PETALING JAYA: Over 90% of the materials used in mobile devices and accessories can be recovered through proper recycling.