You Can Earn Money From Selling These 20 Types Of Recyclable Waste To Alam Flora

From e-waste to used cooking oil, you can drop it off at their Buy Back Centres or 3R On Wheels lorries.

Cover image via New Atlas/safety4sea (Edited by SAYS)

While some of us may remember selling old newspapers to the 'paper lama' motorcylist, these days you can simply walk up to Alam Flora and do it instead

Solid waste management company Alam Flora recently shared on Facebook about its recycling initiative for domestic waste.

"Alam Flora receives recyclable items to be exchanged for cash through 3R On Wheels and Buy Back Centres near you," the post read.

The centres and lorries will buy-back 20 types of recyclables

As of 1 April 2019, the 20 items and their prices are:

- Newspapers (RM0.25/kg)
- Magazines (RM0.25/kg)
- Black and white paper (RM0.33/kg)
- Boxes (RM0.30/kg)
- Mixed paper (RM0.20/kg)
- Aluminium (RM2.30/kg)
- Tin (RM0.30/kg)
- Plastic (RM0.35/kg)
- Tetrapak (RM0.30/kg)
- Used cooking oil (RM1.10/kg)
- Car battery (RM1/kg)
- CPU (RM5.00/unit)
- Monitor (RM4.50/unit)
- Notebook/laptop (RM3.50/unit)
- Server (RM15/unit)
- Printer (RM3/unit)
- Television (RM4/unit)
- Refrigerator (RM4.50/unit)
- Microwave (RM3/unit)
- Vacuum (RM1.50/unit)

However, the prices are not permanent and may change according to market rates.

The Buy Back centres can be found in Putrajaya, Cyberjaya, and Kuala Lumpur

Here's the full list of Buy Back Centres:

Jalan Lorong Bunus 6, Kuala Lumpur
Landmark: In front of Plaza City One
Operating hours:
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday (11.00am – 4.00pm)

BBC Precinct 9, Putrajaya
Landmark: Near Precinct 9 Petronas Station
Operating hours:
8.30am - 5.30pm (Daily)
BBC Precinct 8, Putrajaya
Landmark: Precinct 8 Multipurpose Hall
Operating hours:
8.30am - 5.30pm (Saturday & Sunday)
BBC Precinct 11, Putrajaya
Landmark: Precinct 11 Multipurpose Hall
Operating hours:
8.30am - 5.30pm (Saturday only)
BBC Precinct 14, Putrajaya
Landmark: Precinct 14 bus depot, opposite Precinct 15 commercial area
Operating hours:
8.30am - 5.30pm (Sunday only)
BBC Precinct 16, Putrajaya
Landmark: Precinct 16 market area
Operating hours:
8.30am - 5.30pm (Saturday only)

BBC Precinct 18, Putrajaya
Landmark: 1 Malaysia Futsal area
Operating hours:
8.30am - 5.30pm (Sunday only)
Cyberjaya Recycling Centre
Landmark: Park & Ride Cyberjaya area
Operating hours:
9.30am - 4.30pm (Monday, Wednesday and Friday)
Closed on public holidays.

Follow the Alam Flora Facebook and Twitter pages for the 3R On Wheels schedule.

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