RESIDENTS of Persiaran Lapangan Siber 4 in Bandar Seri Botani, Ipoh, are unhappy with the heaps of rubbish bags left in their housing area.
Checks by Actionline found rubbish bags — filled with grass trimmings, glasses, tree trunks and branches — dumped along the roadside.
Other items disposed of were old furniture, including a sofa.
One resident, who requested anonymity, said the Ipoh City Council (MBI) collected the rubbish regularly, but people kept throwing rubbish there.
“The authorities have taken action but the attitude of residents, who dump their garbage bags indiscriminately, could turn the area into a dumpsite.
“Some people are ignorant, even though there is a ‘No Litter’ sign near the area.”
He said he hoped the authorities would do something about it.
When contacted, an MBI spokesman said despite cleaning exercises, the problem persisted due to the lackadaisical attitude of residents.
He added that the council would maintain cleanliness in the area. He advised residents who wanted to get rid of bulky items to arrange for the collection with the contractor by calling 05-254 0096.