Malaysia won't become world's solid waste bin, says minister


Yeo Bee Yin says Malaysia has taken steps to regulated the application of solid waste import licence after China banned imports of solid waste from developed countries. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, July 31, 2018.

THE government has given assurance that Malaysia will not become the world’s solid waste bin after China banned imports of solid waste from developed countries and refused to recycle more of the world’s trash.

Energy, Technology, Science, Climate Change and Environment Minister Yeo Bee Yin said the government had taken a drastic step by introducing new sets of standard operating procedure (SOP) and regulations for the application of solid waste import licence and revoking the 114 existing licences with immediate effect.


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  • He said? Cant you see the minister is a woman?

    Posted 1 year ago by Beng Choon Lim

  • YB YBY is a lady lah...

    Posted 1 year ago by Viknesh Kumar