More upgrades (incl. additional trash items, a multilingual interface, among others) are coming in 2022. Stay tuned!
Do you really know your trash?
Out of sight, but not out of our environment
One minute of use, a lifetime of trash
Single-use consumption, aka the use-and-throw culture, is everywhere in our daily lives.
The fast, convenient lifestyle comes at a hefty price for the environment - waste that takes more than a hundred years to decompose.
Is it worth it? There’s no ‘away’ when we throw trash away.
How do you dispose of your trash?
Select an option:
Throw everything in one bin:
Where does the trash go?
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From our trash bin at home
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TRANSFER STATIONS
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LANDFILLS
Types of landfills in Malaysia
SANITARY LANDFILL
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ONLY 10 sites in Malaysia
  • Site for disposal of waste materials
  • An engineered structure that filters or prevents waste from leaching into soil and groundwater.
NON-SANITARY LANDFILL
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157 sites - Majority of Malaysia’s Landfills
  • Known as a dumpsite, it is also a site for disposal of waste materials.
  • Does not have an engineered structure to prevent waste and toxins leaching into the natural environment.
How do you dispose of your trash?
Select an option:
Segregate Different Types of Waste:
Where does the trash go?
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Cleaned and sorted at home
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Collection centres or Municipal collectors
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Recycling facilities
Food For Thought
More than
38 million kg
of trash is created each day in Malaysia
Malaysia ranks
2nd
in producing the most plastic waste in Asia
Only around
13%
of all trash is recycled globally
Why are most recyclables not being recycled?
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Made from mixed materials
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Lack of Facility due to low recycling value
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Unclear label
causing confusion
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Too dirty / Contaminated
Recycling is one of the solutions, but not the ultimate solution.
reducing our waste is the way to go
#bersamakitazerowaste