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Letters 22 Nov 2018 | 12:00 AM

Be decisive with plastic ban


Letters 14 Jan 2017 | 12:00 AM

Don’t rubbish plastic ban

From WONG EE LYNN, Coordinator of Green Living Special Interest Group Malaysian Nature Society

Community 04 Jan 2017 | 12:00 AM

‘Plastic ban may not solve the problem‘

THE banning of free plastic bags will not necessarily lead to less waste at landfills, said environment and waste management expert Dr Theng Lee Chong.

Nation 23 May 2017 | 12:00 AM

Perak plastic ban on hold

SERI ISKANDAR: Perak is putting the brakes on the statewide ban on polystyrene containers and plastic bags, which was originally sche­duled to begin June 1.

Community 30 May 2017 | 12:00 AM

'Deferring plastic ban the right call'

Traders and consumers alike are relieved that the Perak government is holding off the move to ban the use of polystyrene containers and plastic bags on June 1, saying that the people are not yet ready for such a move.

Letters 19 Nov 2010 | 12:00 AM

Plastic ban will hit the pockets of Penangites

From S.A. LIM, Penang.

Community 28 Aug 2017 | 12:00 AM

Plastic ban in Miri next year

MIRI: Miri City Council (MCC) has put its foot down and will ban the use of plastic products starting from Jan 1, 2018.

Community 06 Jan 2017 | 12:00 AM

Consumer groups want traders to provide alternatives for plastic bags

WITH the ban on plastic bags in the Federal Territories and Selangor having taken effect from Jan 1, consumer groups and experts are asking what happens to the money gained from the sale of plastic bags that were once given free to consumers.

Community 26 May 2017 | 12:00 AM

‘Rethink removal of ban’

PERAK should still maintain its statewide ban on plastic and polystyrene, implementing it in a way to educate both business premises and the public, says Ipoh City Watch (ICW) president Prof Dr Richard Ng.

Community 02 May 2016 | 12:00 AM

Traders: Going green may cost more

THE DECISION announced by the Perak government to ban polystyrene containers and plastic bags from June next year has mostly been well-received by food sellers.