Upcoming Events



Current Projects

1. Organic Farming (OFP)

2. Sust Dev Initiatives (SUDI)

3. PJ-EcoMobility (PJ-EcoM)

4. Selangor State EE (SSEE)

New Publication
Organic Farming


Funding Required (RM)
1. OFP Organic Farm Registry Website
2. SUDI Study on Water
3. SUDI Study on Sustainable Resource Management in Malaysia (in the context of SDGs)
4. OFP Purchase of replacement van
5. CETDEM Annual Operations

Monetory DONATIONS to CETDEM are tax exempt
Read more about Donating to CETDEM



Click here for more information on Vacancy/Interns and Volunteers

What to do with your USED COOKING OIL?

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A Talk on Elephant Conservation @ Visitor Lounge, Carlsberg Malaysia’ Brewery

In conjunction with the 2016 World Elephant Day, J.C Jacobsen Foundation and CETDEM will be hosting an evening talk on the significance of elephants for our BioDiversity, Climate and survival.

“Let’s Walk with Our Elephants” – A Talk on Elephant Conservation
Date: 11th August 2016
Time: 5.30pm – 9 pm
Location: Visitor Lounge, Carlsberg Malaysia’ Brewery
No 55, Persiaran Selangor, Seksyen 15, 40200 Shah Alam, Selangor Darul Ehsan.

Come hear experts discuss their experiences and aspirations.
Moderator: Dr Carl Traeholt, Southeast Asia Programme Director for Copenhagen Zoo
i). Dr Ahimsa Campos-Arceiz, Associate Professor, University of Nothingham
ii) Pn Nurul Azura binti Mohd Naim, Deputy Director, Jabatan Perhilitan, Selangor Darul Ehsan.
iii). Dr Marl Darmaraj, Lead for Species of Peninsular Malaysia, WWF-Malaysia

For online registration, please click HERE

Shuttle Service will be provided at Subang Jaya LRT Station
- pick up at 5.45pm and return at 9.00pm
*Limited to first 20 pax *

Nurturing green living among urban folk

ORGANIC is the way to go when it comes to living the ultimate green and healthy lifestyle that will make for a cleaner and safer environment.

This health-conscious lifestyle is in line with the launch of the 21st edition of Organic Day, an event organised by Centre for Environment, Technology and Development Malaysia (Cetdem) and supported by Federal Hotels International, Bukit Bintang Event Spaces, Plaza Low Yat, BBpark and Wellness Concept.

Read more: Nurturing green living among urban folk

Taklimat Kesedaran PJ-EcoMobility akan diadakan di Bilik Taklimat, Muzium Petaling Jaya pada 26hb Jun 2016, 10pg – 12tgh.

Ke arah kehidupan lestari – berjalan kaki, berbasikal dan menggunakan pengangkutan awam untuk mengurangkan kesan kepada alam sekitar. Anda dijemputi menghadiri taklimat PJ-EcoMobility, satu projek untuk tujuan Mewujudkan Taman Rekreasi EcoMobility yang Tumpu Insan sementara memberikan Keutamaan terhadap Pilihan Pengangkutan Lestari.

Apa, Mengapa dan Kebaikan PJ-EcoMobility? Jom ketahui lebih banyak dengan menghadiri acara kami.

Untuk pendaftaran, sila hubungi Ms. Ooi, 03-7875 7767 atau ecom@cetdem.org.my semasa waktu pejabat (9pg-5ptg). Pendaftaran secara PERCUMA dan boleh dilakukan dengan mengisi borang di bawah.

“EcoMobility untuk Komuniti Saya”


PJ-EcoMobility Awareness Briefing will be held on Sunday, 26 June 2016 at Bilik Taklimat, Museum Petaling Jaya from 10am to 12pm.

Towards sustainable lifestyle – walk , cycle and use public transport to reduce our impact to the environment. CETDEM kindly extends an invitation for you to attend an awareness briefing regarding PJ-EcoMobility, a project designed to create a “People Centric EcoMobility Recreational Park giving Preference to Sustainable Transport Options” in Taman Jaya Area.

What, Why and Benefits of PJ-EcoMobility? Join us to know more!

For registration, kindly contact Ms.Ooi 03-78757767 or email to ecom@cetdem.org.my during office hours (9am-5pm). Free registration and online registration form is available as below.

“EcoMobility for My Community”


CETDEM Hari Organik 2016
BBPark, Bukit Bintang, KL [opposite Plaza Low Yat /Next to Federal Hotel]
10am ~ 4pm
Tel: 03-7875 7767 / 016-219 5826

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There will be a session on how much we know about GMO food and how GMO food affects human and animal health, agriculture and biodiversity.
Treat this as a family outing…..have organic breakfast served with freshly baked breads and organic coffee / green tea. You may also opt for an organic lunch!

At the Hari Organik you get to buy products at offer prices such as gluten free biscuits, noodles, eco friendly tissue papers and toilet papers made from wheat straw, organic vegetables and fruits; herbs, seedlings, seeds, organic compost, fertilizers, health and skincare products, household items, and food products,
Please bring your own shopping bags and if you have any old handphone and used h/p batteries, bring along for recycling.

Admission is Free.

Protecting the planet we call home

In school, I was an active scout and my interest in the environment grew from there. In 1974, I helped to set up the Environmental Protection Society of Malaysia and the group of us did a study of Klang River’s pollution level by collecting its water and testing the samples in a friend’s lab.

Read more: Protecting the planet we call home


Date: 31st May 2016
Time: 9am – 1pm
Location: Hotel Armada Petaling Jaya

Please contact Anthony Tan, ed@cetdem.org.my for pre-registration @ RM 250 per participant

Soiled diapers stuck in landfills

Centre for Environment, Technology and Development Malaysia (Cetdem) executive director Anthony Tan said the disposable diapers retain moisture and attracts more moisture at the landfill.

Read more: Soiled diapers stuck in landfills


PJ-EcoMobility is a project undertaken in collaboration between CETDEM and MBPJ. This project is being undertaking using the LA21 formula whereby the park users, residents, businesses and other community based groups are invited to be involved in this project.


The primary objective of the project is to re-establish the meaning of Good Mobility by Creating People Centric Ecomobility Recreational Park giving Preference to Sustainable Transport Options. Our project aims to raise more awareness of local community on the importance of walking, cycling and using public transport (LRT, bus, carpooling) when travelling from first mile to last mile. Most importantly, a change in lifestyle to reduce individual carbon footprint.


There will be a soft re-launching of Taman Jaya Recreational Park into a PJ-EcoMobility Park as details below:

Date : 21st May 2016 (Saturday)
Time : 9am – 1pm
Venue : Taman Jaya Recreational Park


8.30am : Registration
9:00 am : Welcome speech
9:20 am : Official Opening of PJ-EcoMobility Park
9.30 am : Site visit and exhibition tour
10:00 am : Morning tea break
10:30 am : PJ-EcoMobility Project Overview
11:00 am : Presentation on Improvements in Taman Jaya
11.30 am : Panel discussion on “PJ-EcoMobility for My Community”
12.30pm : Wrap up by moderator and souvenirs presentation
1:00pm : Lunch

There will be a series of exhibition related to bicycle and public transport as well as activities awaiting you in Taman Jaya Recreation Park. Come together with your friends and family members.

Stand a chance to ride on Eco taxibikes too!


Registration for PJ-EcoMobility Conference is Free of Charge and on “first come, first serve basis”. Please be reminded that the deadline for registration has extended to 18th May 2016. Grab your opportunity by contacting Ms. Ooi May Chen at 03-78757767 / email to ecom@cetdem.org.my / online registration as below.

Practise EcoMobility lifestyle by using Public Transport and 10 min walk to Taman Jaya Recreational Park. Let’s walk the talk.
i) Kelana Jaya Line, stop at Taman Jaya LRT Station
ii) Petaling Jaya Free Bus
iii) Rapid Bus: T640

Click for more information on PJ-EcoMobility Project

Are you looking for fresh organic vegetables, vegetable seeds, organic compost, fertilizer? Don’t miss out our Farmer’s Corner.

Besides, we also offer varieties of ulam/herbs as well as house plants that have the ability to remove indoor air pollutants or produce oxygen and remove carbon dioxide at night.
The Objectives of this small farmer’s corner include:

* To Cater specifically for small organic farmers as an outlet to market their produce.
* To Cultivate closer relationships/trust amongst farmers and consumers.
* To Provide fresh and affordable organically grown vegetables to consumers.

See you on 15 May, Sunday at the Organic Farming Community Centre at No 29 Jalan 19/15, Section 19, Petaling Jaya.

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