SUNGAI PETANI (Feb 7): A total of 228 plastic waste recycling plants were ordered shut or suspended nationwide between July 2018 to January this year.
GEORGE TOWN (Jan 21): The government is looking forward to a private company setting up a solar panel recycling centre in the next 10 years.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 22): Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin plans to turn waste to profit by setting up designated waste parks in every state to focus on upcycling waste products.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 16): The government has freezed issuance of licenses to establish plastic waste recycling factories in Malaysia and banned the import of these materials to ensure existing illegal factories do not continue their operations.
PETALING JAYA (Sept 14): Landed home owners in Penang must separate their garbage into recyclable and non-recyclable types from 2019 or risk being fined by Majlis Perbandaran Pulau Pinang (MBPP), reported the Malay Mail.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 2): The Johor government recently rejected deals from Chinese firms to build waste recycling centres there "Earlier in June, I had informed that the State government had rejected investments from three companies from China and last week I had rejected two more investments from the same country.
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 9): The Kuala Lumpur bicycle lane, which is in the process of being audited, may see existing tracks re-routed to ensure the safety of its users, said Kuala Lumpur mayor Tan Sri Mohd Amin Nordin Abd Aziz.
PETALING JAYA (June 6): Italy-based A’ International Design Award and Competition has awarded Cyberjaya Community Recycling Collection Centre the Silver A’ Design Award for Sustainable Products, Projects and Green Design.