The novel coronavirus COVID-19 has forced businesses to shut down, travel plans halted, events cancelled and some countries on lockdown. In fact, the Malaysian Government on Monday (March 16) issued a MOVEMENT CONTROL ORDER that will come into effect from March 18 to 31 to prevent the disease from spreading.
Science Magazine in 2015 rated Malaysia as one of the worst countries for plastic waste. In 2010 alone, we produced almost three million tonnes of plastic waste. And the number has all but stopped growing.