KUALA LUMPUR (June 27): Petronas Chemicals Group (PCG) yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Plastic Energy Ltd, a chemical recycling company, to collaborate in addressing plastic waste that cannot be recycled by conventional means in Malaysia.
KUANTAN (June 11): The Pahang state government is tracking down the owner of premises in Karak, Bentong, where illegal plastic waste separation operations are believed to have been undertaken.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 11): The entry of the world’s plastic wastes that is polluting Malaysia is an issue that should not be taken lightly.
Following a long-running waste export row, the Philippines has begun returning dozens of shipping containers full of trash to Canada.
PORT KLANG (May 28): Importers of prohibited plastic waste are traitors to the country and stern action will be taken against them, said Energy, Technology, Science, Climate Change and Environment Minister Yeo Bee Yin.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 16): Putrajaya aims to finalise details of banning the import of non-recyclable plastic waste by end of this year.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 6): About half of plastic waste coming out of the US for recycling recorded for the first six months of this year was taken to Thailand, Malaysia and Vietnam, said Unearthed, Greenpeace’s investigative arm, reported British newspaper The Guardian yesterday.