Time to revisit waste management

Loga Sunthri Veeraiah

Published
Modified 29 Jan 2008, 10:21 am

First and foremost, kudos to the Malaysian government for prominently emphasising on waste management issues lately. Finally we have come to a point where we understand that we have to worry not only about what we need and use but also about what we discard.

We are all well aware of the few foreigners who have noted their dismay over the improper disposal habits and waste management in our country through their 'Letters to the Editor'. Subsequently, the ministry of natural resources and environment and the ministry of housing and local government have expressed their concern about the volume of waste generated in Malaysia.

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