Inspection of a premises that carries out the activity of collecting / selling waste clothes

A total of 17 officers and staff of the Hulu Selangor Municipal Council consisting of the Solid Waste Management and Public Cleansing Department, the Enforcement Department, the Urban Planning Department, the Building Department, the Corporate Division together with two members of the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) have inspected a premises that is carrying out activities collect / sell used clothes at lot 792, Jalan KKB – Rasa (Ladang Ulu Selangor), Mukim Rasa. During the inspection, one of the premises workers was loading the old clothes into a trailer truck using an excavator.

As a result of further investigation, it was found that the premises in question did not have approval/permission from any agency including MPHS. The owner also failed to submit any documents to the MPHS. This inspection operation was led by Encik Muhammad Yusairi bin Azman (Assistant Environmental Health Officer, Department of Solid Waste Management and Public Cleaning, MPHS). He has explained the offenses committed by the premises owner and the confiscation action that will be implemented.

MPHS has seized a trailer truck and an excavator used on the premises. The confiscation action was implemented based on UUK3 & 38(1), MDHS Trade, Business & Industrial Bylaws (2007). The activities of the collection and disposal center for old clothes are carried out close to the main road and the distance from the creek is approximately 150 meters to 200 meters. One of the reasons for the seizure of the premises is to prevent environmental pollution (through water and air) in the event of any untoward incident at the premises. Monitoring of activities like this will continue from time to time.



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