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About 60 volunteers from Kuching and Bintulu arrived at Tzu Chi KL & Selangor, with the mission to learn how to manage and run a community recycling centre and enhance their understanding on their responsibilities in home visits. [Photograph by Lim Su Nguan]

East and West Malaysia belong to one country separated by the South China Sea. As such, the East Malaysian volunteers have fewer opportunities to organize exchanges or attend training courses in West Malaysia. However, with great blessings, about 60 volunteers from Kuching and Bintulu in East Malaysia managed to make a trip to Kuala Lumpur to visit recycling centres and Tzu Chi’s care recipients, as well as, attend the one-day Charity-cum-Recycling Training Course.

Representative of the organizer presented a token of appreciation to Tzu Chi representative Ng Kim Poh. [Photograph by Alex Tan Ah Lek]

PET bottles can be made into clothes? What other water-saving tips? Doing charity through recycling? These were the questions raised when Tzu Chi volunteers promoted environmental protection in conjunction with the Melaka State Government among the Malay community, in a move towards achieving a green city.

The study tour group of 25 students and 3 teachers visiting Tzu Chi’s recycling centre in Batu Berendam. [Photograph by Brandon Lee Ling Shiao]

On March 22, 2014, at 9 am sharp, 25 students from SJK (T) Ladang Kemuning Kru, accompanied by three teachers, arrived at the Tzu Chi Melaka Branch, for a study tour at the Branch compound and Tzu Chi’s recycling centre in Batu Berendam. The teachers and students benefitted enormously from the 3-hour session filled with knowledge and Tzu Chi culture.

A big bag of aluminium cans was released to create the fire-cracker sound effect.【Photograph by Low Choon Hui】

Tzu Chi volunteer, Teh Bee Lian and family have allocated a space behind their garment factory to Tzu Chi Muar to set up a recycling centre. On November 21, 2013, the Bukit Bakri Recycling Centre was officially opened with a simple ceremony.

Sister Carol Chew introduced Tzu Chi's 4 missions to the audience and showed them a video, dubbed in Malay, on the effects of global warming.【Photograph by Lee Kok Keong】

We should all realize that for a better tomorrow, we must teach our children, our hope for the future, to honour and cherish nature's gifts, to ensure that the joys and beauties of this world will be here forever.

A volunteer guiding a child to search for answers to the quiz from the posters.【Photograph by Tham Yok Seng】

Tzu Chi Tampin was invited to promote its environmental protection concepts at a Charity Fair organized recently by Bukit Gelugor New Village Chinese Primary School. Visitors were amazed with the clothing made of recycled PET bottles!

A volunteer guiding the local residents in sorting out recyclables. 【Photograph by Koh Poo Leng】

After attending the May 12, 2013, Grand Buddha Bathing Ceremony, a few Indian participants residing at Padang Jawa Flats became Tzu Chi volunteers. And, upon learning about the importance of environmental protection, they set up a recycling point in their residential area.

Keng Chee Chinese Primary School’s teachers and students brought joy and vitality to the recycling centre every Monday.【Photograph by Soh Teck Hing】

Unloading activities at Port Klang jetty started early in the morning. Some Tzu Chi volunteers were there eagerly waiting for the arrival of boats ferrying recyclables from Pulau Ketam…

Tzu Chi volunteer, Huang Gui Lan, explaining to a group of students about the categories of recyclables.【Photograph by Siow Yau Chu】

Environmental Protection is a global issue that concerns us all. On June 18-19, 2013, Tzu Chi Seremban's volunteers held an environmental protection exhibition at Nilai University, to highlight this issue and get more people to take action in protecting the environment.

Tzu Chi volunteers were on hand to help the students with the sorting of resources. 【Photograph by Lee Ling Shiao】

On June 15 & 16, 2013, Pay Fong High School, a Malaysian Chinese Independent High School located in Melaka, celebrated its 100th Anniversary. Students decorated their classrooms with recycled materials and Tzu Chi volunteers helped them to recover resources generated.

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