RCE Iskandar - 2022

Location

Malaysia
MY
Advocating dan Championing Low Carbon Culture on Waste Management through Iskandar Puteri Low Carbon Initiatives : Recycling Drive Thru Event, Recycling Hub and Calendar Competition
Basic Information
Title of project : 
Advocating dan Championing Low Carbon Culture on Waste Management through Iskandar Puteri Low Carbon Initiatives : Recycling Drive Thru Event, Recycling Hub and Calendar Competition
Submitting RCE: 
RCE Iskandar
Contributing organization(s) : 
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Majlis Bandaraya Iskandar Puteri
Iskandar Regional Development Authority
Johor State Educational Department
SWM Environment Sdn Bhd


Supported by
Sutera Mall
Mydin Mall
Apeiron Bioenergy Sdn Bhd
Lifeline Clothing Sdn Bhd
Kloth Cares Sdn Bhd
Rumah Iskandar Malaysia
Perbadanan Kenari, Kangkar Pulai
Taman Nesa Community
Focal point(s) and affiliation(s)
Name: 
Dr. Nina Diana Nawi
Organizational Affiliation: 
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Name: 
Prof. Dr. Fatin Aliah Phang
Organizational Affiliation: 
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Name: 
Safwan Shaari
Organizational Affiliation: 
Iskandar Puteri City Council
Name: 
Sharifah Shahidah Syed Ahmad
Organizational Affiliation: 
Iskandar Regional Development Authority
Name: 
Dr. Mohd Munir Hj Baharom
Organizational Affiliation: 
Johor State Educational Department
Name: 
Mohd Aizad Osman
Organizational Affiliation: 
SWM Environment Sdn Bhd
Name: 
Choo Hui Hong
Organizational Affiliation: 
Iskandar Regional Development Authority
Format of project: 
manuscript, PowerPoint, audiovisual, videos
Language of project: 
English & Bahasa Melayu
Date of submission:
Update
Additional resources: 
Link

[Social Media Platform] RCE Iskandar: https://www.facebook.com/sustainablerceiskandar

[Social Media Platform] Iskandar Puteri Rendah Karbon: https://www.facebook.com/IskandarPuteriRendahKarbon

[Pandu Lalu Telegram Photo Album] https://t.me/+hOsushSpMSo4OTI1


https://www.canva.com/design/DAFBCRB36mI/2zwEwwUEOgpybmR6CTDgTQ/view?utm_content=DAFBCRB36mI&utm_campaign=designshare&utm_medium=link2&utm_source=sharebutton
Pelan Tindakan Pendidikan Kelestarian Negeri Johor [ Johor Education Sustainable Action Plan]
At what level is the policy operating?: 
Subnational
Low Carbon Society Blueprint for Iskandar Malaysia 2025
At what level is the policy operating?: 
Subnational
Dasar Alam Sekitar Negara [ Malaysia Sustainability Policy]
At what level is the policy operating?: 
National
Geographical & Education Information
Region: 
Asia-Pacific
Country: 
Malaysia
Location(s): 
Johor Region: Johor Bahru, Pontian, Pasir Gudang, Kulai, Kota Tinggi
Address of focal point institution for project: 
Department of Science, Mathematics and Multimedia Creative,, School of Education,, Faculty of Social Science and Humanities, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
School of Education,
Ecosystem(s):
Socioeconomic and environmental characteristics of the area : 
Iskandar Puteri is a city which functions as the administrative capital of the state of Johor, Malaysia (Kota Iskandar) and represents the seat of government of the state of Johor (Executive branch & Legislative branch). Situated along the Straits of Johor at the southern end of the Malay Peninsula, it is also the southernmost city in Peninsular Malaysia (and thus the southernmost city of continental Eurasia).Iskandar Puteri is one of the cities in Malaysia. It is the second largest city in Johor. As of 2010, the municipal area of Iskandar Puteri has a population of 515,462. It ranks as the seventh most populous urban centre in Malaysia (2010).
Description of sustainable development challenge(s) in the area the project addresses: 
The community range from the upper , middle and lower economy that have their own survival and way of living. Each wants need to be tailor to suit them with the designated modules and approach to enrich their awareness on low carbon. The struggle and problem faces by the community need to be review and assess. Among the biggest challenge is to create more champion of low carbon that can leverage the quality of their community.

Regardless, each of them able to maneuver and innovate to sustain and improve their quality of living in the spirit of low carbon.
Contents
Status: 
Completed
Period: 
November, 2021
Rationale: 
Iskandar Puteri Low Carbon or else known as Iskandar Puteri Rendah Karbon, IPRK is the platform co-founded by Iskandar Puteri City Council (MBIP), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA), Johor State Education Department (JPNJ) and SWM Environment. committed to serve the cities of Iskandar Puteri as the leading in sustainable and low carbon efforts in realizing the Low Carbon Society Blueprint for Iskandar Malaysia and Low Carbon Society Action Plan for Iskandar Puteri 2025.

A few signature projects highlighted to respond to growing environmental risks by integrate social based solutions in the vicinity of Iskandar Puteri through Iskandar Puteri Low Carbon Calendar Competition. The competition aims to encourage and instill awareness on low carbon through the infographic calendar design by UTM experts to inculcate low carbon lifestyle through saving electricity, saving water and waste management initiatives. Through this competition, the people in Iskandar Puteri personally request a platform for them to manage their waste effectively, hence the pocket event of drive thru were design to meet the needs of society. The event focus on giving platform for the people to manage their waste and collect points or money through reused cooking oil and general recycling initiative consist of plastic, papers, electrical appliances with the support from Apeiron Bioenergy and SWM Environment. Besides that, the event also help the people to do the fabric recycling through Kloth Lifestyle and Malaysia Lifeline Clothing. From the event, there is also a request to donate stationary and book, which will be incorporated in the next Iskandar Puteri Drive thru Recycling Event. The initiatives gets full supports from Sutera Mall management and Perbadanan Perubamahan Kenari and Rumah Iskandar Malaysia as the location sponsors and will continue to gives remarkable impact in the year of 2022 through strategic cooperation among the community.
Objectives: 
i. Providing awareness and knowledge to the community in Iskandar Puteri in cultivating low carbon practices
i. Providing a platform to enable low-carbon networks between communities and strategic partners to be empowered
iii. Creating a low-carbon community model through concerted efforts by strategic partners
Activities and/or practices employed: 

•Iskandar Puteri Low Carbon Competition
• Low Carbon Pocket Event Series with the Community in waste management, fabric recycling and reused cooking oils
• Program with Low Carbon Communities
•Low Carbon drawing and coloring competition
• Low Carbon Upcycle Competition
Size of academic audience: 
1000
Results: 
Received more than 3000 cars over 5 events of recycling consist of 9 days events with

Reused cooking oils: 6000kg
Fabrics: 40,000kg
General Waste: 15,000kg
Reused Books and Stationaries : 5000 books

hence has saved

Reused cooking oils: 19,200kgCo2
Fabrics: 80,000kgC02
General Waste: 42,900 kgco2
Reused Books and Stationaries : 5000 books

Calendar Competition
Total reduction of 1,229,550.73 kgCO2  carbon emission equal to the carbon offset to 56,000 treess.

142,100 kgCO2 equal to carbon absorbs by 910 trees
Lessons learned: 
People are ready and excited to do recycling- however need a effective platform
People whom already have the sense and practicality of recycling may not need small incentive to boost them such as token.
Mindset of recycling cloth need to be tackle with a strategic action plan. Educate and advocate the users to grasp the concept of reduce first before recycling.
Key messages: 
the success of all initiatives under the Iskandar Puteri Rendah Carbon Program because the quadruple helix collaboration has optimize the roles and expertise of organizations consisting of educational institutions, local authorities (PBT), government agencies and industry to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) 2030.
Funding: 
Funding from respective stakeholders

Total (RM)
1. MBIP 88,270.00
2. UTM 17,000.00
3. IRDA 10,000.00
4. JPNJ 10,000.00
5. SWM ENVIRONMENT SDN. BHD 22,700.00
Total RM 147,970.00

Pictures:

File Name Caption for picture Photo Credit
Image icon 275129681_350296777020379_3193351470741785628_n.jpg (105.39 KB) International Students from UTM send recyclable items via Kitarecycle apps Facebook Iskandar Puteri Rendah Karbon
Image icon 275079143_350296897020367_2828828359440757288_n.jpg (96.99 KB) Some of the fabrics collected at Drive Thru @ Sutera Mall Facebook Iskandar Puteri Rendah Karbon
Image icon 260158856_293872865996104_5187723432479221070_n.jpg (398.93 KB) Reused Cooking Oil sell at Drive Thru @Sutera Mall Facebook Iskandar Puteri Rendah Karbon
Image icon 296385627_445036004213122_369513124433598284_n.jpg (92.58 KB) Educate the kids of Tadika Ihsan to do recyling Facebook Iskandar Puteri Rendah Karbon
Image icon 297231503_445034227546633_8679709173749885072_n.jpg (105.92 KB) Kids learn to sort and segregate the waste Facebook Iskandar Puteri Rendah Karbon
Kids support drive thru event by send their recycleable items and learn from Puteri Book (Journey of a girl to do waste management) Facebook Iskandar Puteri Rendah Karbon
Image icon 300800370_460815309301858_291172352330630610_n.jpg (102 KB) Sorting books and used stationaries to be used for Kuru-kuru, donated to schools and library Facebook Iskandar Puteri Rendah Karbon
Image icon 275280614_350299063686817_8312293736516132150_n.jpg (73.73 KB) Fabric Recycle Bin located at UTM Facebook Iskandar Puteri Rendah Karbon
Image icon 275214590_350284997021557_6583197192106684369_n.jpg (88.68 KB) Volunteer assist the drive thru process @ Sunway Big Box Facebook Iskandar Puteri Rendah Karbon
Image icon 275199139_350289420354448_9191212080498412035_n.jpg (92.8 KB) Donation for books and stationaries @ Sunway Big Box Facebook Iskandar Puteri Rendah Karbon
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
(https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/sdgs) and other themes of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)
SDG 1 - End poverty in all its forms everywhere 
Indirect
SDG 2 - End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture 
Indirect
SDG 3 - Ensure healthy lives and promote wellbeing for all at all ages 
Indirect
SDG 4 - Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all 
Indirect
SDG 5 - Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls 
Indirect
SDG 6 - Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all 
Indirect
SDG 7 - Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all 
Indirect
SDG 8 - Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment, and decent work for all 
Indirect
SDG 9 - Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialisation, and foster innovation 
Indirect
SDG 10 - Reduce inequality within and among countries 
Indirect
SDG 11 - Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable 
Direct
SDG 12 - Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns 
Direct
SDG 13 - Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts 
Direct
SDG 14 - Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development 
Indirect
SDG 15 - Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification and halt and reverse land degradation, and halt biodiversity loss 
Indirect
SDG 16 - Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels 
Indirect
SDG 17 - Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalise the global partnership for sustainable development 
Indirect
Theme
Disaster Risk Reduction 
Indirect
Traditional Knowledge  
Indirect
Agriculture 
Indirect
Arts 
Indirect
Curriculum Development 
Indirect
Ecotourism 
Indirect
Forests/Trees 
Indirect
Plants & Animals 
Indirect
Waste 
Direct
ESD for 2030-Priority Action Areas
Priority Action Area 1 - Advancing policy 
state: 
Indirect
Priority Action Area 2 - Transforming learning and training environments 
state: 
Indirect
Priority Action Area 3 - Developing capacities of educators and trainers 
state: 
Indirect
Priority Action Area 4 - Mobilizing youth 
state: 
Indirect
Priority Action Area 5 - Accelerating sustainable solutions at local level 
state: 
Direct
I acknowledge the above: 
Yes