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SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT & PUBLIC CLEANSING

City cleaning services include the work of collection and disposal of rubbish, cleaning roads and drains, grass cutting and so on. Collection and disposal of solid waste is one of the most important functions of the MDP.

As a result of the rapid development and population growth, waste collection services are not yet fully made by MDP and on 1 November 1998 has been privatized to Alam Flora Sdn Bhd.

SEPARATION OF SOLID WASTE IN THE CAUSE

Starting 1 September 2015, all households are required to segregate waste at source. The implementation of solid waste segregation at source pursuant to regulation under the Solid Waste Management and Public Cleansing Act 2007 (Act 672) and fully in force in the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Pahang, Johor, Melaka, Negeri Sembilan, Perlis and Kedah.

The main purpose of the separation of waste at source are: -

1. In order to avoid the disposal of recyclable materials

2. To reduce the amount of solid waste sent to landfills

3. To avoid waste of state money for solid waste management.

Separate solid waste with 3 easy steps that separated according to the type of residues, food waste, paper, plastic and other recycled materials. Save while in a suitable container and place it at the side of the trash on the day of collection.

For further inquiries, please contact the Office of the State on the line SWCorp 095663151 and visit the website http: // www.swcorp.my or http://jpspn.kpkt.gov.my for more information.
 

Last Updated: Thursday, 19 September 2019 - 4:49pm