Extract from “Let’s have Three Cheers (and a new Law or two) for Recycling”

The low recycling rates across the nation should worry us even more, considering the amounts of waste that the country’s citizens produce en masse: upwards of 30,000 tons of it every single day. On average people who live in urban areas produce 1.25kg of solid waste each day individually – a staggering amount, when you think about it. City-dwellers account for two-thirds of the country’s population, and in the decade between 2003 and 2013, the generation of municipal solid waste in Malaysia increased by more than 91%.

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