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Day: May 26, 2023


Consumers Association of Penang received numerous complaints from traders and consumers who have difficulty getting white sugar. At the same time, the Minister of Domestic Trade and Cost of Living (KPDNKSH) Datuk Seri Salahuddin Ayub, in his statement guaranteed the country's sufficient supply of sugar despite the increase in world sugar and natural gas prices. As the sugar crisis gets worse,...
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Repainting your house? Mind the content of that paint remover you’re using. It might have toxic methylene chloride (also known as dichloromethane), the most commonly used chemical in paint strippers. Dozens of people have died in the US due to acute exposure to methylene chloride in paint removers, which can cause dizziness, headache, unconsciousness and death due to central nervous system...
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Waste Colonialism in The Global South!

Tune into a new episode of the Africa For Zero Waste Podcast. In this episode, Semia Gharbi (Chairperson of Tunisia’s Association of Environmental Education for Future Generations and coordinator of IPEN in the MENA region) and Mageswari Sangaralingam of the Consumers Association Penang - CAP and Sahabat Alam Malaysia - SAM talk to host Sureshnie Rieder about waste colonialism in the global...
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