Collection of 20sen plastic bags to be channeled to local authorities, says S'gor exco

Published on 4 Nov 2019 8:39:32 PM

Selangor Environment, Green Technology and Consumer Affairs Committee chairman Hee Loy Sian said the money collected by the local authorities would be channelled to a state trust fund to conduct environmentally friendly advocacy campaigns.

In a press conference on Monday, Hee said that since the implementation of the 20sen per plastic bag charge from Jan 1, 2017, a total of RM1.87mil has been collected.