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30 May, 2012

Rotary promotes reusable bags

By FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR|SHAH ALAM streets@nstp.com.my
RAISING AWARENESS:74 Malaysian Rotary Clubs give away 135,000 reusable bags to shoppers

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SEVENTY-FOUR Malaysian Rotary Clubs  (district 3300) recently gave  135,000 reusable bags to shoppers at 27 Giant hypermarkets nationwide and at three selected venues in George Town, Penang; Temerloh, Pahang and Kuala Kangsar, Perak.

The distribution was done in conjunction with the “I Choose to Reuse” campaign, in collaboration with GCH Retail (M) Sdn Bhd.

The campaign aimed to promote green consciousness and encourage shoppers to recycle.

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30 May, 2012

PILOT PROJECT: The bins called 3R Boxes, run on 50 watts of solar power

WITHIN the next six months, city  folk will see new solar-powered recycling bins in the city. Known as the 3R Box, the bins will also act as an advertising tool to promote recycling. It will be placed in public places such as busy walkways.

This is to encourage the public to help reduce, reuse and recycle.

The pilot project in the city was launched by mayor Datuk Mohamad Roslan Sakiman at the Petaling Jaya City Council. Also present was Selangor executive council member Elizabeth Wong.

The public can throw recyclable items such as paper, aluminium cans, batteries and plastic bottles into the box which has four compartments for the items.

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