Malaysians will litter no matter where they go, which is a saddening fact. But, can you imagine how heartbreaking it is to find trash in the middle of a jungle where there isn’t exactly a lot of people?
That’s exactly the scene Dusun Tua assemblyperson Edry Faizal Eddy Yusof found himself in when he decided to go jungle trekking in a forest area in Kajang.
Taking to his Twitter page, he showcased the rubbish left behind in the jungle and condemned the people made the irresponsible decision. The people who left the rubbish there could have easily just taken it with them on their way out of the forest, but decided not to.
He wrote, “An evil act in a forest area”.
In his video, he shared that he found a plastic bag full of trash just simply left behind in the jungle.
“The problem of rubbish. You would think that only village and housing areas would have this problem. Look at this, this problem is also in the jungle. Humans, as long as they come in (to a place), they leave behind trash.”
“This rubbish, if in a jungle, who is going to clean it up? Don’t tell me Department of Wildlife and National Parks of Peninsular Malaysia (PERHILITAN), don’t tell me the forest department has to come and pick up this rubbish. Don’t tell me the Kajang Municipal Council,” he said.
He ended up taking the rubbish with him to be thrown somewhere more appropriate, like a designated rubbish bin.
“That’s it, I’ve ended up becoming the one who has to bring this rubbish out (of the jungle). Just causing inconveniences for other people,” he added.
After inspecting the contents of the rubbish, he pointed out that the food was purchased at a petrol station and included a box of finished doughnuts.
“Coming into a forest to eat doughnuts. What is your problem? And it’s an issue for you to take it back out.”
You can check out his video here:
Perbuatan mungkar di dalam kawasan hutan. pic.twitter.com/xKI6Njpcka
— Edry Faizal 🇲🇾 (@edryfaizal) May 31, 2023
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