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Officials hold talks on closing Simpang Renggam landfill

A strategic action plan and schedule have been drawn up for state and federal agencies, says Maszlee Malik.

Anyone interested in buying Selangor’s tin dredge?

If no buyer can be found, the tin dredge will probably be sold for scrap and that will be the end of Selangor’s tin mining heritage.

Unused land in Penang in demand — for use as dumpsites

State exco Abdul Halim Hussain says this follows closure of the Jelutong landfill on island.

The Australians putting the brakes on fast fashion, fearing for environment

Globally, clothing production doubled from 2000-2014, with the number of garments bought each year by consumers soaring by 60%.

Chile’s Tiltil faces major garbage problem

Most of the garbage produced in Santiago, Chile, is taken to the town of Tiltil, much to the dismay of many Tiltil residents.

Tonnes of dead fish due to Nibong Tebal landfill, say fishermen

Coastal fishermen with fish farms off the coast of Nibong Tebal, on mainland Penang, claim foul discharge from landfill likely culprit.

Food waste awareness high but action sadly lacking

Waste management specialist says halal and haram issue also comes into play when dealing with the treatment of food waste in Malaysia.