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Friday, January 6, 2017

9,000 garbage bins around Petaling Jaya

BY: NORHAYATI UMOR
SHAH ALAM, JAN 6: The Petaling Jaya City Council (MBPJ) will deliver 9,000 units of garbage bins, in stages, to all residents in Petaling Jaya.
The Corporate Communication Media Secretariat said in a statement that the bins will be delivered through the MBPJ Council Member for the respective zones, starting January 8.  READ MORE ..... 

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Mayor: Offenders taking it too lightly

PETALING Jaya City Council (MBPJ) has ramped up its fight against illegal dumping – its Legal Department has begun using state laws to push for imprisonment instead of just issuing compounds and seizing the vehicles.
Petaling Jaya mayor Mohd Azizi Mohd Zain said the council’s legal officers had been told to urge the court to impose a maximum fine and jail term for those involved in illegal dumping as their irresponsible action marred the environment.
“Imprisonment is needed because offenders take it lightly as they think they can get away easily by paying the fine and reclaiming their vehicles.
“Our aim is to send the message that MBPJ is serious about curbing this problem as people’s money in the form of taxes are used for the clean-up operations,” he said...READ MORE ......

Please take care of our environment

No illegal dumping please!

Bear in mind that disposing of rubbish on the roadside or non-designated areas not only creates a conducive breeding ground for mosquitoes but is also illegal.
If caught in the act, you may be fined.

To dispose of bulk waste, place them in front of your house and 
call MBPJ at 03-7956 3544 or 03-7954 2020 to help with disposal.
You may also call Zunnur at 018-322 3671. Zunnur is the the MBPJ officer in charge of rubbish disposal and public cleaning in SS20.

Thank you for your cooperation.

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Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Bulk Waste Collection

CNY Spring Cleaning
Collection of bulk waste for SS20 by 
Jabatan Pengurusan Sisa Pepejal & Pembersihan Awam, MBPJ on:
Date & Time: 15 January 2017 (Sunday) from 10am to 2pm

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Sunday, January 1, 2017

YES! We won 30k

30 Dec 2016
We did it! What an exhilarating night!
RA SS20 Central was awarded RM30,000.00 by MBPJ in the ‘Inisiatif Habitat’ category at the Majlis Penganugerahan "SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITY AWARD PETALING JAYA 2016 DAN PELANCARAN PJKITA", held at Hotel Royale Chulan, Mutiara Damansara.

This award follows our entry in this MBPJ competition among RAs and KRTs in Petaling Jaya.
Our team of RA committee members, Dato' Koh, Dr. Joe, PC Chua and Yin Choo, put together the competition submission and view graphs presentation material. Dato' Koh was our presenter to the judges on 18 Dec 2016.
Our submission was grouped under 4 topics under our initiative tag-line:
"IMPROVING LIVING ENVIRONMENT AND WORKING TOWARDS A GREEN LOW CARBON COMMUNITY" 
1) Upgrading of Padang Facilities and Beautification of SS20 Central Zone
2) Cleanliness and Anti-Dengue / Zika Campaigns
3) Re-cycling Project
4) Composting of Garden and Kitchen Waste
While the team members have done the work in entering and winning the competition, the effort is by the whole SS20 Central community. For example, the effort put into the padang upgrade, beautification of our entrance, cleanliness of our common areas, organising and participation of residents in Anti-Dengue / Anti-Zika campaigns, single stream recycling project, composting, etc. Contribution of effort and funds in specific projects also came from our residents.
Special thanks to the following people who have given us tremendous help and support in making Central Zone a 'liveable' neighbourhood:
1) YB Yeo Bee Yin (ADUN Damansara Utama)
2) AM Jamaliah Jamaluddin (Councillor Zone 9)
3) Mr Lee Lih Shysan (Pengarah Jab Pengurusan Sisa Pepejal dan Pembersihan Awam, MBPJ) and staff
4) Pn Zuraidah bt Sainan (Pengarah Landskap, MBPJ) and staff
5) MBPJ Health Dept, Vector Unit
6) Anggota Polis, Balai Polis Damansara
7) KPJ Damansara
8) SMKDU
9) Pn Eileen Thong (Chairman, KRT SS20 Damansara Utama) and AJKs whom our RA has very close working relationship.
Let us continue to work hand-in-hand to share the RA's vision to have the best living enclave and put in an effort to reduce our environmental carbon footprint.
Thank you once again and Happy New Year 2017!



 

With Mr Billy Wong, MBPJ Councillor for SS2



Thursday, December 22, 2016

No plastic everyday!

71% of Selangor residents say going without plastics once a week is just not enough. We hear you loud and clear; so in 2017, Selangor will be be free of plastics and polystyrene 7 days a week. Commit to this goal by being one of 20,000 Selangor residents to sign the pledge to live without single-use plastic and polystyrene! READ MORE .....

No plastic. Make your pledge now.

THE GOAL

Be a part of

20,000

residents to pledge for a
plastic-free Selangor all year


Total ban on polystyrene in Selangor from Jan 1

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BUSINESSMEN in Selangor will face a RM1,000 fine if they use polystyrene packages come January 2017.
The fine comes following the new policy set by the state government that bans the use of polystyrene and promotes reduced plastic bag usage next year. The ban will take effect on Jan 1.
Selangor State Tourism, Environment, Green Technology and Consumer Affairs Committee chairman Elizabeth Wong said the fine was the standard amount for any breach of licence condition.
She said several additional conditions had been added to the by-laws to incorporate the new ruling.
“The maximum fine is RM1,000 and shoppers will be charged a minimum of 20sen for single-use plastic bags. ....READ MORE ......