ASEAN Waste Crisis Episode 7 : The volunteer investigators who track down illegal waste recycling plants
Malaysia imports a huge amount of industrial waste for recycling, after China banned similar imports.
The country has earned the unenviable reputation of being the “garbage dumping ground for developed countries”.
Su-ngai Pertani is one of the numerous dumping sites for imported industrial waste for recycling in Malaysia.
The Thai PBS team will take the audience to see how a group of environmentally-conscious people has risen up to protect their communities against illegal waste recycling facilities.