Visitors Who Litter Hill Trails Create Burden For Workers

THE task to keep the amenities and hiking trails of Penang Hill clean is proving to be a challenge due to littering and vandalism. The hill authority, which already has a daunting job clearing fallen trees and branches, also has to clean up after hikers who litter the trails and road.
The workers also have to repair vandalised amenities and this is a costly problem to overcome.
Penang Hill Corporation (PHC) general manager L.L. Cheok said its team members were on standby round the clock to check for fallen trees, branches, electric poles and power cables as well as damaged water pipes, particularly after a storm.
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