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Don’t make us your dumping ground, Asean tells world community

Asean foreign ministers express concern over illegal trans-boundary movement of hazardous wastes to the region.

Check entire Sungai Muda for more illegal dump sites, says Penang...

PBA says the pollution at Sungai Selangor should serve as a wake-up call to the authorities in Kedah and Penang.

Sea of waste found on banks of Sungai Muda in Kedah

Group raises concern over health risk as water is treated for consumption in Kedah and Penang.

We’re not taking back our plastic waste in Malaysia, says Canada

This comes more than two weeks after Malaysia announced it would ship back container loads of plastic waste back to its source.

Return to sender: Malaysia to send back 60 containers of waste...

Environment minister Yeo Bee Yin also issues a warning to Malaysians involved in the import of waste from other countries.

Penang to come down hard on landowners allowing illegal waste dumping

State executive councillor says will act against owner of BM site where okra powder had been dumped, despite previous action against the same owner, and others who disregard the law.

No worry, just bags of okra powder from China at Bkt...

The Department of Environment says there is no imminent risk to the people or environment, although an NGO feels otherwise.

After China ban, e-waste rains on Malaysian soil

Thousands of containers carrying discarded electronic parts have made their way into Malaysia, where a booming hazardous recycling industry is taking root.

Plastic waste: Malaysia struggles as global scrap piles up

Imports of plastic waste from Malaysia's 10 biggest source countries jumped to 456,000 tonnes between January and July, versus 316,600 tonnes purchased in all of 2017 and 168,500 tonnes in 2016.