The Housing and Local Government Ministry is going to intensify the campaign against the use of plastic bags all throughout social media and electronic and digital platforms, for raising public awareness and also preserve the environment. Zuraida Kamaruddin, the minister have said that the campaign is going to focus on the efforts to bring a change to the attitude of public when it comes to the usage of plastic bags through education, public awareness, and communication.
She states that the campaign aims to reduce the usage of plastic bags in the daily lives of people. As a matter of fact, they will also educate the negative impacts on the environment that is caused by the plastic waste pollution.
In the meantime, Zuraida has mentioned that solid waste need to be managed systematically of offer a conducive and good living environment. The even has also seen the reverse vending machine which is being placed at People’s Housing Project. The machine has been designed to accept the recyclable bottles of plastic and also aluminum cans that use high technology and return the money to the user.