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EDITORIAL BOARD

Journal of Engineering & Technological Advances
Chief Editor:
Dr. Chia Chee Ming
Deputy Chief Editor:
Dr. Leelavathi Rajamanickam
Editors:
Prof. Omar Munir
Dr. Yap Pow Seng
Pn. Salmaliza Salleh
Mr. Chen Woon Choong
Ms. Kate Lam Woon Yee
 
Asia Pacific Journal of Health Sciences Research
Chief Editor:
Dr Neeraj Malhotra
Deputy Chief Editor:
Prof. Dr. Jamaludin Zainol
Editors:
Datuk Dr Khairiyah Abd Muttalib
Prof. Dr Nyan HL
Assoc. Prof. Tey Kim Kuan
Assoc. Prof. Ong Bee Leng
 
Asia Pacific Journal of Business, Humanities & Education
Chief Editor:
Dr. Mahiswaran Selvanathan
Deputy Chief Editor:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Stanley Yap
Editors:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Firdaus Low Abdullah
Dr. Mahadevan Supramaniam
Dr. Chong Wei Ying
Dr. Ramachandran Ponnan
 
 
Challenges Faced and Potential Benefits of Recycling Activities in the Rawang Industrial Area, Malaysia
Author : Jenny Ong, Thiam Hui Yean (Author)
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Abstract
In Malaysia, industrial wastes comprise about 30% of the total solid waste generated. At present, most of the industrial wastes are disposed of either at open dumpsites or sanitary landfills. Under the Solid Waste Act 2007, the Malaysian government is encouraging the private sector to participate in voluntary waste minimisation plan. So, it will be just a matter of time before the government make it mandatory to practice waste minimisation in the private sector. Therefore, the main objectives of this study are to identify the challenges faced and the potential benefits of recycling activities at the Industrial area. Among the challenges faced by the industries are a lack of dedicated staff appointed to oversee the solid waste management, the availability of storage area and bins for recycling activities, while most of the industries have no knowledge on where to send their recyclable items. There are many benefits of practising waste minimisation such as the reduction in waste collection and tipping fee, reduction of dependency on natural resources as well as reduction of risks of polluting the environment.
 
Authors(s) Affiliations
Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment, SEGi University