Photo source: http://www.facebook.com/ewaste.Penang

“The Project for Model Development for e-waste Collection, Segregation and Transportation from Households for Recycling” funded by the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has launched an e-waste collection pilot project in Penang on 2nd June 2012.

The pilot project involving home appliance shops and mobile phone shops targets to collect television set, refrigerator, washing machines, air-conditioners, personal computer, printer, mobile phone and others. A voucher system has been introduced to encourage the participation.

You can find more about Green Living Society here: http://www.facebook.com/ewaste.Penang

Eco-Ideal was involved in conducting a survey under the same project earlier, involving the study of behaviour towards e-waste management in Penang. Details can be found below:

http://ecoideal.com.my/2011/12/e-waste-survey-in-penang-completed/

 

14 June 2012

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