PLASTIC WASTE

PLASTIC WASTE

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  1. A commuter carries a disposable coffee cup in London, Britain

    Commentary: The single-use coffee cup is generating a mountain of waste

    Most paper recycling mills can’t efficiently process paper coffee cups, and the majority are incinerated or sent to landfill, says University of ...
  2. Yeo Bee Yin waste

    Commentary: When did Southeast Asia become a dumping ground for waste?

    If Southeast Asian countries no longer accept waste from high-income countries, where will the waste go? City University of Hong Kong Dr Danny ...
  3. Malaysia steps up checks to halt plastic waste imports | Video
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    04:37minutes

    Malaysia steps up checks to halt plastic waste imports | Video

    Malaysian authorities have stepped up checks on containers to stop plastic waste from being brought into the country. The crackdown comes after ...
  4. Malaysia clamps down on illegal imported plastic waste | Video
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    03:53minutes

    Malaysia clamps down on illegal imported plastic waste | Video

    Malaysia’s government is clamping down hard on illegal factories importing plastic waste from other countries. In recent weeks, Malaysia has also ...
  5. 265 containers of plastic waste found abandoned in Butterworth

    265 containers of plastic waste found abandoned in Penang

  6. Philippine poor

    Commentary: Trash dumping in Manila is raising a stink

    Rich countries are dumping plastic waste and garbage in poorer parts of the Asia-Pacific, say observers Alexander M Hynd and Alexine Sanchez.
  7. Yeo Bee Yin plastic waste

    We will send back plastic waste smuggled into Malaysia: Environment minister

    Investigations revealed that plastic waste has been illegally brought in from the UK, Australia, US, Germany and Spain.
  8. Malaysia plastic waste Chiam Yan Tuan

    Malaysia moves to reap the benefits of processing global plastic waste

    After China shut its doors to the world's plastic waste, Malaysia became a go-to destination for some countries looking to get rid of their trash.