Did you know that every single day, the Penang landfill is being inundated with an alarming amount of waste? It's time to confront this urgent issue head-on and take action towards a sustainable future!
An astounding 40% of the waste piling up in our beloved Penang comes in the form of food waste. Yes, you read that right! It's not just about general waste anymore, but also the food we waste each day that adds to this mounting problem.
The picture above shows us the amount of waste in a silo that has been compressed. The MBPP & MBSP trucks that you see going around your neighbourhood to pick up your household waste will then be sent to a waste transfer station to be compressed before sending to the landfill. This is to ensure , the spaces in the silos are fully utilised.
Consider this: Penangnites alone generate a staggering 1800 tonnes of waste on a daily basis. Can you imagine the magnitude of the problem we face? It's time to acknowledge the impact of our actions and make a change for the better.
We cannot stand idly by and watch our beautiful state drown in waste. It's time for each and every one of us to take responsibility and contribute to a sustainable solution. Together, we can make a difference!
Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle! These three simple words hold the key to combating this crisis. Let's start by being mindful of our consumption, avoiding unnecessary waste, and reusing items whenever possible. Recycling should become second nature to us all, ensuring that valuable resources are given a new lease on life.
But we can't stop there! It's time to tackle the food waste issue head-on. Let's spread awareness about the importance of meal planning, smart shopping, and proper storage to prevent excessive food waste. If you are able to connect us with your local F&B in your area so we can either partner with them on Food Rescue or put up posters to remind diners not to waste food or both, it will be great because sometimes, we need teamwork to make the dreamworks . Together, we can significantly reduce the amount of food that ends up in landfills.
The time for action is now! Join us in our mission to create a sustainable and waste-free Penang. Together, we can change the trajectory of our future, ensuring a cleaner, greener, and more vibrant environment for generations to come.
Remember, every small step counts. Share this message, educate your friends and family, and let's inspire a movement towards a waste-free Penang. Together, we can turn the tide and make a lasting impact!
Join us today and be a part of the solution. Together, let's reclaim the beauty of Penang and secure a brighter future for all! If you're interested to help distribute food waste awareness posters to your local F&B, WA us at 01120959770 so we can coordinate and pass you some posters too.