Interceptor helps clean Klang River, but just cleaning river unsustainable, says operator

Arishah Ainol Shahrir

Modified 19 Nov 2019, 2:51 am

Hiring a river cleaning machine, the Interceptor, and installing log booms help in efforts to clean up the Klang River - but what happens to the collected debris?

The Interceptor, a solar-powered autonomous machine that sifts through rivers to stop debris from entering the oceans, is an innovation in river cleaning invented by Dutch NGO Ocean Clean Up, founded by young inventor Boyan Slat.

But the Interceptor is only one part of the equation to tackle the waste issue, said Landasan Lumayan Sdn Bhd managing director Syaiful Azmen Nordin...

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