To keep beach clean, Tengku Ali builds bottle museum

Tengku Mohamad Ali Mansor decorating pieces of broken glass he found along the shore of beaches in his bottle museum in Kg Penarik, Setiu,Terengganu. The former soldier picked up washed-up glass in the thousands, which are now displayed in a seaside museum. – AFP pic, September 16, 2020.

A 74-YEAR-OLD man’s quest to rid Malaysian beaches of washed-up glass led to a collection of thousands of bottles, now displayed in a colourful seaside museum. 

For the past 15 years, Tengku Mohamad Ali Mansor has made it his mission to gather bottles washed ashore on the rugged South China Sea coast. 

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