Kuala Lumpur, the nation's capital with an estimated population of 1.66 million people in 2009, produced household waste of around 0.8 to 1.3 kg per day, that amount together with the industrial waste of the city led to the generation of an average 3,500 tonnes of waste per day. In 2012, its household recycling rate was at 10.4%.
Waste Management in Malaysia: In the Dumps - Clean Malaysia
Sep 04, 2015 · Thanks to population increase, consumption and disposal rates are escalating faster than Malaysia’s utilities can handle. Over the 10 years from 2003 to 2013, the generation of municipal solid waste (MSW) in Malaysia increased more than 91 percent. Urban development is largely responsible, the country’s city-dwellers (at 65 percent of the ...
Current practice of waste management system in Malaysia ...
Malaysia waste management system. In Table I, it presents the types of waste management used and the percentage of waste disposed by using each technique in different years. TABLE I. METHOD OF WASTE DISPOSAL IN MALAYSIA  Treatment Percentage of Waste Disposed 2002 2006 Target 2020 Recycling 5.0 5.5 22.0 Composting 0.0 1.0 8.0
Malaysia: Toward A Sustainable Waste ... - GLOBAL RECYCLING
According to a project report about e-waste in Malaysia, which was encouraged by the Japanese Department for the Environment, the amount of e-waste grows by an average of 14 percent per year. Until 2020 around 1.17 billion devices respectively 21.4 million tons of e-waste will be gathered.
In 2015, 784 establishments were operating in Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities sector compared to 601 establishments in 2010 with a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.5 per cent. Value of gross output grew by 8.0 per cent per year to RM11.6 billion compared to RM7.8 billion in 2010.
Waste Recycling in Malaysia: Transition from Developing to Developed Country, Indian Journal of Education and Information Management. 4 (1), 1-14). WASTE RECYCLING IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY growth of construction activities generates construction waste and is fast becoming a serious environmental problem nowadays.