Recycling 101: Why We Are Not Segregating Our Waste in Malaysia?

waste segregation environment garbage recycling

In 2015 the Government made it mandatory for residents to separate their waste at the source and I was happy that finally something concrete being done on the manner our garbage is being processed.

After all, we have not gone big by going with recycling on a wider scale coupled with a greater push towards protecting the environment.… [Click to read the rest] “Recycling 101: Why We Are Not Segregating Our Waste in Malaysia?”

Water Pollution 2020: Some Bad News, Some Good News to Ponder

indah water pollution water disruption

On 10th November 2020, the State of Selangor experienced another water disruption affecting some 1.1 million accounts making it the 9th water disruption this year alone. This time the suspect is from Indah Water but there is another twist to the story. Image source: Facebook

It has been a fact that the state of Selangor has been having too many water disruptions and despite the offenders have been identified and punished, it has not been the end of the trouble for the consumers in this state.… [Click to read the rest] “Water Pollution 2020: Some Bad News, Some Good News to Ponder”

Water Pollution 2020: Why We Are Not Punishing Everyone For Water Disruptions?

water disruption

Seriously I have lost count but once again, someone had polluted the rivers that caused the water supply in Klang Valley to be disrupted again. And once again, the act of polluting the rivers seemed intentional and with little regards to the welfare of thousands of consumers. If it is not considered as malicious sabotage, then what is it then?… [Click to read the rest] “Water Pollution 2020: Why We Are Not Punishing Everyone For Water Disruptions?”

National Security 2019: Treat Water Pollution as Terrorist Attack!!

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Water pollution & water disruption to consumers is not new – the above was back in October 2016 when it was discovered that a toxic solvent had been dumped into a tributary of a river that flows into the Sungai Semenyih water treatment plant. Earlier this month, the plant was shut down due to “odor pollution”.… [Click to read the rest] “National Security 2019: Treat Water Pollution as Terrorist Attack!!”

Malaysia Air Quality Index @ 20.09.2019 – 06.35 pm

Air Quality Index

(The status of Malaysia Air Quality Index – Source)

The API in the last 2 days have been bad so much so, schools in Selangor have been closed for the past week. It is even worse in Sarawak:-

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Indonesia Fire Hotspots & Haze

Indonesia Fire Hotspots Kalimantan

(No smoke without fire – the problem is haze does not respect borders. The hot spots are mainly emitting from Indonesia. Image source: ASMC)

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End of The World 2012: Killer Solar Flares

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(Solar flares is a serious threat around 2012. Both NASA and ESA confirmed the next huge solar flares between September 2012 and May 2013. We all heard about the big one in 1859 and it looks like we are not far away from major solar flares coming our way. Source: Wikimedia)

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