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Going Polystyrene Free

Rajiv Rishyakaran, Bukit Gasing State Assemblyman

08-Jun-16 15:00

Going Polystyrene Free

As we begin the fasting month this week, the Selangor government is ramping up its campaign to phase out the use of polystyrene, focusing its efforts in Ramadan Bazaars across the state. Will traders and consumers accept the tradeoff of higher price of food? Bukit Gasing state assemblyman Rajiv Rishyakaran explains the challenges of implementing a campaign to remove a substance which can take up to 500 years to biodegrade.

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