Take a look at our latest articles on recycling in Malaysia
June 13, 2022
VARSITY STUDENTS COLLECT, DISTRIBUTE 1.5 TONNES OF USED CLOTHING
The students started collection drives around Sungai Long and Kajang in the Klang Valley at the beginning of the year and donated the items to orphanages and nursing homes such as Rainbow House in Cheras and Pusat Jagaan Pertubuhan Kebajikan Yesuvin Mahligai Selangor in Kajang.
Feb 25, 2019
HAVE OLD CLOTHES? DON'T DUMP IT, RECYCLE IT!
The clothing industry is not only a profitable business but also one of the most major polluters.
It is estimated that between 80 and 100 billion pieces of clothing are produced each year, which is 13 times the global population.
Recognising the severity of this environmental issue, a group of young students from Taylor’s University formed a group last year called Green90s and joined hands with social enterprise Kloth Cares to raise awareness about textile waste recycling and also help keep fabrics out of landfills.
July 28, 2022
MaQan Food Fest turned out to be different!
In addition to the food hunt, people can also bring their old clothes that are still in good condition to be donated near the special bin that is provided, let alone old clothes, they also accept old shoes, soft toys, sheets, bags, belts and even curtains that happened last 29 July to 31 July 2022 at Angsana Johor Bahru Mall.
Sept 16, 2022
DONATING OLD CLOTHES, CAN GENERATE FINANCIAL RESOURCES FOR CHARITY
Donating old clothes not only contributes to environmental sustainability but can also be a financial source for charitable purposes and helping the needy. The manager of the textile recycling company 'Life Line Clothing Malaysia' Mohamad Zaki Suratman said that his side worked with various institutions such as mosques and schools to achieve that goal.
Apr 18, 2019
OLD CLOTHES CAN BE "SAVED" AND GIVEN A "SECOND LIFE"
Life Line Clothing Malaysia (LLCM) Sales Executive, Zaki Suratman, said that since 2013, LLCM has taken the initiative to collect and recycle old clothes and items that are no longer needed.
In addition to collecting clothes, LLCM, which operates in Port Klang, tries to give a 'second life' to clothes and old items that are collected to be reused or sold for charity.
Aug 20, 2022
MORE THAN 50 TONS OF FABRIC WASTE COLLECTED IN A DAY
More than 50,000 kilograms (kg) of fabric waste was collected through the Largest Recycled Fabric Collection Initiative in one day, today.
The initiative of the Melaka Solid Waste Management and Public Cleaning Corporation (SWCorp) allowed it to be recognized by the Malaysia Book of Records (MBOR).
Mar 2, 2021
A FUNDRAISING EFFORT TO DONATE TO ZOOS ACROSS THE COUNTRY
A total of 40,000 tons of used clothes and goods were successfully collected as a fundraising effort to donate to zoos across the country affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Used Clothes Collection Program (PPT) is an initiative of the Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) Administrators Association with the Department of Wildlife Protection and National Parks (Perhilitan) and Life Line Clothing Malaysia Sdn Bhd (LLCM).
Jul 18, 2022
"THE SHOW" BY TAYLOR'S UNIVERSITY STUDENTS
Taylor’s University recently held a showcase event titled ‘The Show’ with the themed ‘Love, Earth’, curated by the university’s Fashion Design Technology students. Focusing on sustainability, the collaboration between Taylor’s University, Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week (KLFW), Life Line Clothing Malaysia Sdn Bhd (LLCM) along with FASHINFIDELITY and fashion designer Hatta Dolmat saw an initiative to showcase the production of sustainable garments in an effort to advocate ethical fashion in Malaysia.
For The Show, Interior Architecture students collaborated with the FDT students to refurbish Taylor’s Micro House by using recycled raw materials such as t-shirts and recycled poly-al provided by LLCM to create art and texture braided pieces.