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Date Archives: June2019

Monday / Jun 10, 2019 /

NGOs question Malaysia’s official stand on entry of global waste

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KUALA LUMPUR: The entry of the world’s plastic waste which is polluting parts of Malaysia is a matter of serious concern. Over the past year, 157,299 tonnes of plastic waste was shipped to this country – an increase of 273 per cent compared to the previous year. This year, a number of allegedly illegal plastic…

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Monday / Jun 10, 2019 /

Meet the Innovator Battling Plastic Waste in Malaysia: Yasmin Rasyid

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Marine plastics have put our oceans in danger. By 2050, it is estimated the volume of plastic will be greater than that of fish in the sea. Countries in East Asia and the Pacific contribute the most to marine plastic pollution. For World Oceans Day 2019, we are shining a spotlight on innovators working to stem the tide of marine debris in the epicenter of this crisis.

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