Greening communities in Penang

By Khor Hung Teik

March 2011 FEATURE
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GOING GREEN IS no longer simply a buzzword, nor is it a passing fad. This is becoming obvious to more and more people. In this decade alone, many have come to realise that global warming and climate change are a stark reality and unavoidable phenomena due to anthropogenic activities. With growing awareness and education, many have chosen to transform their societies into green communities.Penang itself can boast of such an effort by committed individuals in a residential community. This is...

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Khor Hung Teik

is a manager at the Penang Institute and has been tracking practical and workable green practices since 2000. He has also authored manuals on household composting and initiated several community composting projects in Penang.