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Community 01 Jul 2015 | 12:00 AM

The case for and against plastic

Local councils in the Klang Valley have taken a leading role in the green initiative by discouraging the use of plastic and polystyrene food packaging.

Metro News 22 Jan 2018 | 12:00 AM

Sibu’s tough stand against plastic

SIBU: The town has joined other green cities in the country to ban non-biodegradable plastic bags.

Community 23 Jan 2017 | 12:00 AM

Plastic bottles and their caps are just as bad as bags, say experts

SELANGOR and the Federal Territories’ ban on free plastic bags and polystyrene packs on Jan 1 is a step in the right direction in addressing the problem of plastic waste.

Metro News 24 Jul 2018 | 12:00 AM

‘Ready to face plastic problem’

PEOPLE in Perak are receptive to the idea of banning single-use plastic for the betterment of the environment.

Community 06 Jan 2017 | 12:00 AM

Traders at wet markets still provide plastic bags

MINI markets, supermarkets and hypermarkets have stopped providing free plastic bags to consumers following the Selangor Government’s policy to reduce plastic use implemented from Jan 1 this year.

Community 28 Jun 2016 | 12:00 AM

‘Need not ban plastic’

THE Malaysian Plastics Manufacturers Association (MPMA) has urged the Perak state government to educate the public on waste management and anti-littering instead of banning the use of plastic bags and polystyrene containers.

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.

Community 24 Jul 2017 | 12:00 AM

Law to control the use of plastic bags vital, say activists

MIRI: Environmental activists have called authorities to introduce a law to ban the use of plastic bags in shopping complexes and supermarkets.

Community 18 Mar 2017 | 12:00 AM

Enhance plastic surgery treatment

MIRI: Plastic surgery is an important means to treat extreme cases of burn victims in Sarawak.

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.