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No-trash lifestyle gains ground in Malaysia

More embrace zero-waste lifestyle as govt declares war on plastics

When Ms Aurora Tin goes out to buy groceries, she brings along her own containers and reusable bags.

When she eats out, she makes sure to pack cutlery and a handkerchief, declining disposable chopsticks and napkins.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 08, 2018, with the headline 'No-trash lifestyle gains ground in Malaysia'. Print Edition | Subscribe