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Seri Nervillia Apartments organized a spring-cleaning and recycling exercise. Tzu Chi volunteers were invited to explain and promote resource collection. [Photograph by Chan Tuck Meng]

People are terrified at the mere mention of the Aedes mosquito, as it spreads dengue fever. With Selangor having the most dengue cases in the nation, the Seri Nervillia Apartments organized a spring-cleaning to encourage its residents to be hygienic and participate in recycling. Tzu Chi volunteers were invited to explain and promote resource collection.

TMJ Recycling Centre has inspired countless aged volunteers to cultivate blessings through recycling. [Photograph by Koh Poo Leng]

Klang’s recycling centre, Taman Mewah Jaya (or TMJ), which started operation in August 2012, has served its function of guarding Mother Earth. There is an open corner that allows neighbouring residents and volunteers to meet and do recycling together. On Wednesday mornings, housewives would spend their time there; and on Friday evenings, it becomes a place for office workers to do recycling.

An environmental protection exhibition jointly organized by Green Knights Club and Tzu Chi. [Photograph by Lee Heng Lun]

The Green Knights hopes to raise awareness amongst students to love and care for Mother Earth via interesting exhibits and games during a three-day exhibition on environmental protection.

Volunteers from Tampin and Melaka exchanging their recycling experiences. [Photograph by Hong Geok Hui]

There were some individuals who would make daily visits to the recycling centres not lending a hand. Yet, volunteers are reminded not to surrender to negativity, who knows it could be paving the way for good affinity in the future?

Tzu Chi Seremban was invited to take part in the exhibition to promote environmental protection during the International Raptor Watch event. [Photograph by Siow Yau Chu]

It was time for migratory birds to return home to the North and en route, the birds sojourned in Tanjong Tuan Recreation Forest. This drew many birdwatchers to view these fantastic birds taking their rest at this halfway home. The Malaysian Nature Society took this opportunity to organize an exhibition to promote conservation of nature and Tzu Chi Seremban was invited to participate.

On February 23, 2016, the Toyota Eco Youth team led 36 teachers and students to visit Taman Meru Education-cum-Recycling Centre in Klang, making the learning of recycling a subject beyond textbooks. [Photograph by Lai Kin Hoong]

A group of high school students visited Tzu Chi Taman Meru Education-cum-Recycling Centre in Klang. Whether actively sorting recyclables or quietly watching videos, they have definitely benefitted a lot from the programme. The school hopes that the children could acquire skills beyond classroom learning. A recycling centre not only enables students to learn recycling, but also inspires them to influence their relatives and friends to pay attention to recycling.

Tzu Chi volunteers were seen holding banners aimed at educating the public on recycling. [Photograph by Lee Shook May]

During the annual parade of Hindu deities held in Melaka, Tzu Chi volunteers took the initiative, for the fifth year in a row, to collect the recyclables discarded. Volunteers also took the opportunity to educate the public on sorting of recyclables, as well as reduction of use of disposable items.

The resources awaiting classification were piling up at Batu Berendam Recycling-cum-Education Centre, hence the pressing need for more volunteers to help out. [Photograph by Low Siew Lian]

With Chinese New Year round the corner, the recyclables sent to Tzu Chi recycling centres are on the rise. The habit of replacing old items with new ones still remains despite the fact that we are in an era of tightening our belts. People are still spending, especially on festive goods.

Led by Lee Shook May and some seniors, many volunteers at Tzu Chi Bukit Cheng Recycling Centre have changed their lifestyles and begun doing recycling at home. [Photograph by Yong Siew Lee]

Lee Shook May was a senior departmental head of an oil and gas company but she opted for early retirement to place more time and effort in environmental protection mission in Tzu Chi. She hopes to evoke changes in the mindset regardless of how insignificant it could be in the eyes of others, and endeavour to salvage the remaining.

Inspired by the “Grassroots Bodhi” programme on Da Ai TV, Granny Liang began to do recycling at home. [Photograph by Low Mai Yin]

To most of the elderly in the Chinese society, they have chosen to spend their golden years taking care of their grandchildren. But there is a granny, who in her nineties, has gone against all odds to protect the Earth joyfully.

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