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Thursday, July 9, 2015

Enforcement officers sniffing out those not separating waste

IF you’re residing on landed property in Kuala Lumpur, don’t be surprised to see uniformed personnel looking through your rubbish bins.
They are enforcement officers from the Solid Waste and Solid Cleansing Management Corp (SWCorp) checking to see if the population is separating their rubbish.
House-to-house checks are already being carried out in selected housing areas in Putrajaya, Kuala Lumpur, Pahang, Johor, Malacca and Negri Sembilan.
“The enforcement team is being mobilised under the Solid Waste Management and Public Cleansing Act 672.    

“Before this, we have already started our public engagement by going from house to house telling people what is trash separation and how it should be done.
“Starting from today, we will issue friendly reminders to homeowners who have not separated their trash,” said Faridah Bahara Nordin from the enforcement and monitoring division of SWCorp during an operation at Precinct 18 in Putrajaya.  Read more .....

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