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Pantai Morib cleaning contractor Rosli Kamsah, 50, utilising the Walk Beach Comber machine, during the launching ceremony for KDEB Waste Management Sdn Bhd’s machines and rubbish bin handover, at Pantai Morib on January 31, 2023. — Picture by FIKRI YUSOF/SELANGORKINI

KDEBWM spends RM150,000 for two machines to clean Pantai Morib

By Suhaila Shahrul Annuar

KUALA LANGAT, Jan 31 — State-owned waste management company KDEB Waste Management Sdn Bhd (KDEBWM) has spent RM150,000 to purchase two modern machines to clean coastal areas with more efficiency and productivity.

Its corporate services senior general manager Ahmad Rizal Mohd Daud said the walk beach comber which costs RM70,000 and the glutton electric little picker which costs (RM80,000) will be used to clear up Pantai Morib and Pantai Baru Morib.

“The walk beach comber is a device with a cleaning depth function that can be adjusted by up to 12 centimetres when carrying out operations.

“It is capable of carrying out cleaning in conditions of dry, damp or wet sand, and is equipped with a filter system to filter rubbish on the beach like cigarette butts, bottles, glass, stones and wood,” he said.

Ahmad Rizal was speaking at the launching ceremony for the machines, and the handover of rubbish bins to areas under the administration of ​​the Kuala Langat Municipal Council (MPKL), at Pantai Morib Baru earlier today.

He added the glutton electric little picker is a device capable of sucking up garbage with high suction power, for the use of clearing garbage along roads and areas around beaches.

“The collected waste will be contained in a bin of 240 litres in capacity.

“It is an eco-friendly waste collection machine with zero carbon emissions, in line with KDEBWM’s efforts to spearhead the use of green technology in supporting the goal of sustainable development,” he said.

Kuala Langat Municipal Council President Datuk Amirul Azizan Abd Rahim (second from right) with Morib state assemblyman Hasnul Baharuddin (third from right) observe a display of the Glutton Electric Little Picker machine, during the launching ceremony for KDEB Waste Management Sdn Bhd’s machines and rubbish bin handover, at Pantai Morib on January 31, 2023. — Picture by FIKRI YUSOF/SELANGORKINI

 

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