How much did we recycle in 2020?

Recycling bins

Photo by Nareeta Martin on Unsplash Reduce, Reuse, Recycle! Reduce, Reuse, Recycle! Echoing chants every year on earth day, holding up banners of green earth with the patches of blue and devoting ourselves to the environmental cause. From separating our trash in different coloured bins, encouraging our friends and family to bring their canvas tote […]

4 Reasons Why Recycling is Confusing

4 things to know about recycling

Recycling is confusing sometimes. We’ve compiled a few facts about recycling that can explain why. On the surface, recycling should be easy. You sort your trash, categorize what is recyclable and what is not, clean and dry the recyclables, place them into the appropriate bins – and you’re done.  Here’s a recycling guide for you. […]

Beyond Bins: an Introduction

About six years ago, we started as a community upcycling project. Now, Beyond Bins is a full-fledged programme aiming to achieve a circular economy.   We bring together the underprivileged communities, industry players, and our partners as enablers of this programme. Welcome to Beyond Bins by Biji-biji Initiative. ​Beyond Bins is about the people and the […]

A Recycling Guide in Malaysia

A recycling guide in malaysia

In 2018, the recycling rate in Malaysia was about 28%.  Each Malaysian generates an average of 1.44kg of general waste daily while 0.8kg of that (55%) can actually be recycled.  With that said, there’s potential and room for improvement in terms of our recycling habits to raise that figure.  In this article, we present a […]

Beyond Bins – The Story

We love sowing seeds, especially seeds of sustainability. That was the very inspiration for calling ourselves, Biji-biji. If you are unfamiliar, Biji-biji means seeds in Bahasa Malaysia!  Beyond Bins is the seed we are sowing to tackle our plastic waste issue. By providing a circulative supply and demand chain between the community, industry players and […]