In a continuing effort of creating a clean and orderly environment in the Ipoh area, 2,650 units of 120 litre trash cans have been distributed to 5 areas for free.
The areas are Taman Cempaka (Phase 1) in Zone 13, involving 1,007 households. Taman Che Wan in Zone 9 involving 312 households. RPT Bunton 4 & 5 in Zone 7 involving 385 households and Taman Sinfar in Zone 15 involving 492 households.
The distribution was completed by the Councillors together with the Residents’ Representative Committee of the Zones concerned, through the Programme for Cultivating the Practice of Using Trash Cans Among Ipoh Citizens.
They consist of Councilor Kamarulzaman Abdullah for Zone 13, Norul Huda Ahmad for Zone 9, Ganesan Athinarayanan for Zone 7 and Tony Khoo Boon Chuan for Zone 15.
Meanwhile Councillor for Zone 1, Datuk Mazlan Abd Rahman, who is also the Chief Whip of the Council has distributed 76 trash cans in Tanjung Sentosa Park.
On Sunday, a total of 378 units were distributed in Kampung Cik Zainal (Phase 2), Tanjung Murni and Chemor Muhibbah.
A pamphlet entitled ‘Preparation of Garbage Bins in Business Premises and Residential Houses’ was also distributed to each bin recipient.
This is an ongoing effort by the Ipoh City Council (MBI) to increase public awareness about the correct method of disposing of garbage.
The practice of using trash cans needs to be made a culture among the citizens of this city in order to improve the quality of the environment as is the aim of the Ipoh City Council.
by Rosli Mansor Bin Ahmad Razali