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The Government has made it mandatory to separate solid waste at source beginning 1 SEPTEMBER 2015. This ruling will be implemented in stages.

This implementation is pursuant to regulations under Solid Waste and Public Cleansing Management Act 2007 (Act 672)enforced in the following states and Federal Territories: Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Johor, Melaka, Negeri Sembilan, Pahang, Kedah and Perlis.

Act 672

An Act to provide for and regulate the management of controlled solid waste and public cleansing for the purpose of maintaining proper sanitation and for matters incidental thereto.

Approach

The process of separating solid waste at source involves separating solid waste according to waste composition such as recyclable waste, residual waste and bulky/garden waste. The separated wastes will be collected every week according on fixed schedules.

2 + 1 Collection System

2+1 collection system will be implemented beginning 1 SEPTEMBER 2015 whereby the collection for residual waste will be done twice a week while the collection for recyclable waste and bulky waste will be done once a week.

SEPARATE YOUR SOLID WASTE IN

3 EASY STEPS

Step 1

SEPARATE ACCORDING TO TYPES

Step 2

TEMPORARILY STORE THEM IN SUITABLE CONTAINERS

Step 3

PLACE THEM NEXT TO GARBAGE BIN ON COLLECTION DAY

WHY DO WE NEED TO SEPARATE SOLID WASTE AT SOURCE?

Preventing disposal of recyclable materials

Reducing the amount of solid waste sent to landfills

Reducing the country’s allocation for solid waste disposal

It is an offence under the The Solid Waste and Public Cleansing Management Act 2007 (Act 672) to not separate solid waste

Collection
Schedule

Appointed collection companies will make collection based on the 2+1 concept.

The 2+1 collection system will be implemented beginning 1 SEPTEMBER 2015 whereby the collection for residual waste will be done twice a week while the collection for recyclable waste and bulky waste will be done once a week.

Residual waste

Residual waste will be collected twice a week.

Recyclable waste

Recyclable waste will be collected once a week.

Download Collection Schedule

Contact
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Should you have any enquiries or complaints, please get in touch with SWCORP at these following numbers:
Indahkan Malaysia Hotline        1-800-88-7472
  • KUALA LUMPUR    03 2245 9292
  • PUTRAJAYA    03 8890 5088
  • JOHOR    07 222 6476
  • MELAKA    06 283 8953
  • N. SEMBILAN    06 763 6030
  • PAHANG    09 566 3151
  • KEDAH    04 735 4286
  • PERLIS    04 976 9834

Towards a clean, beautiful and prosperous Malaysia