Plastics

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Launched! Toolkit: Throwing away the throw-away culture

Launched! Toolkit: Throwing away the throw-away culture

Sahabat Alam Malaysia – Friends’ of the Earth Malaysia (SAM) has launched a brand new downloadable and easy-to-use toolkit on how you can achieve a sustainable plastic-free lifestyle. This toolkit is filled with lots of simple ways to move a little closer towards zero...

We cannot burn our way out of the plastic crisis

We cannot burn our way out of the plastic crisis

On July 29, the C4 Center and Sahabat Alam Malaysia conducted an online forum titled “Malaysia is not a 'Garbage Dump': Enhancing Monitoring & Enforcement Efforts in Kedah and Penang” to  examine the challenges faced by authorities in monitoring and enforcement...

Save Our Oceans from Plastic Pollution

Save Our Oceans from Plastic Pollution

June 8th was World Oceans Day. It was an opportunity to emphasise the importance of our oceans and the many services they provide, as well as raise awareness of the ways in which we are harming them through plastic pollution. Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) attended the...

KFEM tackles waste in 2020

KFEM tackles waste in 2020

In 2020, the Korea Federation for Environmental Movements (KFEM), together with 320 citizens, held four neighborhood clean-ups. As well as waste collection, the group conducted surveys on the collected garbage, identifying common brands and rubbish types. Based on the...

VICTORY: Sri Lankan court orders waste containers to return to the UK

VICTORY: Sri Lankan court orders waste containers to return to the UK

On October 15, after a year-long court process, the Sri Lankan Court of Appeal has ordered the repatriation of 243 waste containers imported from the United Kingdom (UK). The Court also requested that government authorities take legal action against the companies...