Malaysia Toward A Sustainable Waste GLOBAL RECYCLING
Population growth has led to an increase in generation of solid waste in Malaysia. According to the government it has become a crucial issue to be solved. In 2005 the waste generated in Malaysia amounted to 19 000 tons per day (recycling rate 5 percent). Eleven years later 2016 the quantity was 38 200 tons/day (recycling rate 17.5 percent).