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Ee Hiang washing the metal cans, which are used for making bamboo banks, with rainwater.【Photograph by Tan Pui Lee】

Last year, Tzu Chi Kuching decided to hand out "bamboo coin banks" to people they invited to their Buddha Bathing Ceremony. Since April 2012, Chan Ee Hiang has started collecting metal cans and turning them into "bamboo coin banks". And she found great joy in doing so!

Tzu Chi volunteers advocating concepts of environmental protection to members of the public at Melaka General Hospital's Main Lobby.【Photograph by Tan Ah Lek】

Melaka General Hospital held its first exhibition-cum-charity sale of secondhand clothes in conjunction with Earth Day. The aim was to create awareness in the public to take small actions in their daily lives in order to save the Earth.

A Tzu Chi volunteer explaining why there is a big hole at the bottom of the globe to the students.【Photograph by Choo Kok Choi】

In conjunction with Earth Day 2013, the Management of KL Festival City Mall invited Tzu Chi KL & Selangor to hold a 10-day Environmental Awareness Exhibition from April 13-22. The creative works of art and interesting programmes attracted 15,000 visitors.

Representative of Walsin Precision Technology Sdn Bhd attended the event. Mr Huang Rui Man (right) is seen here giving him a guided tour.【Photograph by Hong Geok Hua】

For the past five years, Daibochi has been actively promoting environmental protection to reduce the amount of factory waste discharged into the environment. On Earth Day, they invited their neighbouring companies to join them in protecting and caring for Earth.

At the end of the activity, all gathered to shout: 'Save the Mother Earth!'【Photograph by Tan Ah Lek】

From "Tzu Chi in Review 2012", staff of Konica Minolta Glass Tech (M) Sdn Bhd were so inspired by the image of Burmese farmer, U Win Tun, reminding his family, prior to his demise, to continue saving rice to help people, that they decided to emulate his kindness.

Happy volunteers with their ‘harvest’.【Photograph by Ng Ton Leong】

Tzu Chi volunteers took the opportunity to promote recycling to the Hindu devotees during the Masi Magam celebration on February 24 and 25, 2013. Four truckloads of recyclables were salvaged.

Guided by Tzu Chi volunteer Khow Siew Moi (1st left), the Mayor of Shah Alam City, Datuk Mohd Jaafar Mohd Atan (2nd right) put the recyclables into the appropriate recycling bins.【Photograph by Chan Tuck Meng】

In 2011, Tzu Chi KL & Selangor launched "A Recycling Centre in Every Community" Campaign. To-date 60 recycling centres had been established. On February 23, 2013, another one was opened at Bukit Jelutong, Shah Alam.

Tzu Chi volunteers were assigned to beautify the stretch behind Tzu Chi’s campus.【Photograph by Yong Siew Lee】

One hundred and five institutions and organizations (including Tzu Chi Melaka), and members of the public were invited to join the Melaka River beautification activity held in conjunction with “My Beautiful Malaysia Day” on February 3, 2013.

After completing the cleaning, all of them enjoyed a steamboat lunch.【Photograph by Ng Hock Thai】

On January 20, 2013, more than 80 volunteers cleaned up the Xishe Recycling Centre and had a reunion lunch prior to the Chinese New Year celebration. Recycling volunteers also used their creativity to decorate the Centre with reused New Year ornaments.

A celebration was held in conjunction with the 1st Anniversary of Klang's Recycling Education Centre.【Photograph by Lam Wai Ann】

Tzu Chi Klang's Meru Recycling Education Centre, which has been in operation since last September, has played its part well in promoting recycling and environmental protection in the community. It has also become a second home to many elderly people!