Malaysia will not be the dumping ground of the world, says Yeo

Published on 23 Apr 2019 2:23:37 PM

Contaminated plastic waste is being imported into Malaysia in shipment containers under false declaration and the government is determined to have exporters of such waste to take it back.

Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin said the plastic waste was being smuggled into the country from developed countries such as the United Kingdom, Australia, United States and Germany.