KOTA KINABALU,: Fourteen public parks in Kota Kinabalu will have 400 recycling bins from Astro soon.
The initiative is as part of Astro’s “Beautiful Malaysia” corporate social responsibility to promote environmental awareness and conservation in Sabah.
The environmentally-friendly bins come in four types for separate use: paper, metals, plastics and other materials.
Kota Kinabalu Mayor Datuk Abidin Madingkir said he hoped with these bins, the citizenry would help ensure cleanliness in parks and beaches for the for the benefit of visitors which indirectly contributes to eco-tourism.
“Public awareness plays an important role in helping achieve our goals of keeping coastal areas, recreational parks and the streets of KK litter-free and well maintained,” he said at the handover ceremony of the Astro Kasih Ekobins to City Hall here, today.
Also present was Astro Community Affairs director Datuk David Yap.- BERNAMA