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A song entitled, “A Clean Earth” marked the opening of Tzu Chi’s first recycling centre in Kota Kinabalu.【Photograph by Yong Sui Mee】

The first recycling centre in Kota Kinabalu was officially opened recently. The developer, Sinar Pembangunan, has leased out the centre at a token rental fee of RM1/-. Senior citizens living in the vicinity have been gathering in this centre since it started operation in July this year.

Volunteers with their environmental protection posters.【Photograph by Alex Tan】

Rawang's Bandar Country Homes has been chosen by the Selayang Municipal Council (MPS) for this year's "Zon Bersih (Clean Zone)" cleanliness awareness programme. On September 30, 2012, Tzu Chi was again invited to promote their environmental protection concepts to the residents.

Lim Ser San (right) and Chua Zi Moi (centre) handing over the "key" to the recycling centre to Recycling Leader Goh Hong Leng (left).【Photograph by Ng Pei Sze】

Tzu Chi Muar has been carrying out its recycling activities for the past 14 years without a permanent recycling centre. On August 20, 2012, 190 volunteers and members of the public gathered to celebrate the opening of their first recycling centre, the He Feng Recycling Centre.

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Volunteer Chan sharing a 1.5 hour 'Go Green' presentation with about 30 trainers and adminstrative staff.【Photograph by Teh Seng Lim】

A single request from management to look into cutting down resources and to go green for the organization was all it took to initiate a talk. Mandy, Head of Personal Effectiveness Faculty, ING Academy, found the channel Taiwan Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation, through word-of-mouth.

Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports (in orange shirt), Municipal Council Officials and Tzu Chi volunteers launching the recycling centre.【Photograph by Lau Poh Ling】

The Kluang Recycling Education Centre established by Tzu Chi Kluang on land provided by the Government was officially opened on July 8, 2012. The main role of this centre is to educate the public on the importance of environmental protection.

Huang Fu Ming (4th from the left) officially handed over the truck to Tzu Chi's representatives. The truck will enable Kajang volunteers to transport the resources collected.【Photograph by Ong See Lim】

Huang Fu Ming, an entrepreneur from Sg. Chua, Kajang, Selangor, donated a second-hand truck to Tzu Chi. This has solved the transportation problems faced by the volunteers in Kajang when carrying out recycling work.

A scene of the health screening activity taking place at Klang Sentosa Specilist Hospital.【Photograph by Wong Yoke Lan】

Tzu Chi Klang was recently invited to join a health screening activity organized by Klang Sentosa Specialist Hospital. Volunteers took the opportunity to promote environmental protection, vegetarianism and Jing-Si products at the event.

The 4,374 square metre Ayer Keroh Environmental Education Centre is officially opened on May 27.【Photograph by Yong Siew Lee】

Tzu Chi Melaka officially opened its 4,374-sq.metre Ayer Keroh Environmental Education Centre on May 27, 2012. The official ceremony was marked by sound of crushing aluminum cans, cheerfully carried out by 300 Tzu Chi volunteers.

With helps from the volunteers, the children completed the paper sorting job with only a slight mass.【Photograph by Tan Kim Chew】

"The Earth is smiling happily today! This is because we are protecting the environment by re-organizing the waste into different categories," said 6-year old Huang Guo Cong, while sorting papers into different categories. The joy from these Seed Kindergarten children while doing recycling brought cheers to everyone.

"Kanner Children Centre" organized the third "Walk and Charity Fair for Autism" to create awareness for this disability.【Photograph by Tan Lian Hee】

At the "Walk for Autism 2012"-cum-Charity Fair organized by Kanner Association Melaka, Tzu Chi volunteers were on hand to lend support to the mentally-challenged children, as well as, set up recycling bins to promote the concept of environmental protection to the public.