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Hometown

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Hometown

  1. 1. Task 2: HOMETOWN By: SARAH ISMAIL
  2. 2. • 1786: Francis Light • A deal with the Sultan of Kedah • Acquired Pulau Pinang (Penang Island) from the Sultan on behalf of the East India Company • As a return for Kedah protection against its powerful neighbours
  3. 3. Population Growth YEAR AVERAGE RATE(%) 2008 1.6 2009 1.5 2010 1.3 2011 1.1
  4. 4. Population Growth
  5. 5. Population Growth
  6. 6. Air Quality
  7. 7. Biodiversity
  8. 8. Waste and Recycling • • • • Recycling programme & “a day with nature” in conjunction “Cleaner, Greener Penang” campaign “Kempen Kitar Semula F&N Beverages & MPPP 2012” Penang had the largest number of e-waste facilities and that many electrical companies were operating in the state. The pilot project, titled "Model Development for E-Waste Collection, Segregation and Transportation from Households for Recycling" is funded by JICA and implemented by the Department of Environment with cooperation from MPPP SGM Penang Organises Community Waste Recycling Project
  9. 9. Eco Footprint Protection of the Environment and Reducing Impacts of Development • • • • • • • • • • • • Promote waste minimisation programmes for waste diversion away from the landfill; Develop a better managed solid waste management system through the upgrading of the existing landfill at Pulau Burong into a Level IV Sanitary Landfill with leachate treatment; Set up buyback centres, material recovery facilities or resource recovery centres to divert waste away from the landfill; Collect used PCs & peripherals under the Dell-Sunshine-MPPP Programme; Collect used cooking oil from eateries, restaurants, food complexes; Collect food and organic for composting and processing into liquid fertiliser; Implemented the 100 Steps to Cleanliness project; Established “smoke-free” zones for Penang; Banned the giving of free plastic shopping bags in supermarkets/hypermarkets to reduce the carbon footprint; Banned the use of Styrofoam food containers; Enforced closed house farming (CHF) system for pig-farming activities; and Collection of used roadside banners to be turned into shopping bags.
  10. 10. Eco Footprint Improve Quality of Life through Environmental Planning • • • • • • • • Cleaning up of rivers and waterways through the effective microorganism (EM) mudball treatment programme; Implement Carnarvon Street Tree planting projects; Commission Penang Botanic Gardens Master Plan; Revitalisation of Relau Agriculture Station; Develop Penang Hill into an eco-tourism destination; Establish a “City Mangrove Park” at Bagan Jermal/Marina Bay; Cleanup and beautification of Prangin Canal; and Develop Prangin Canal area into a city park.
  11. 11. Eco Footprint Adaptation for Future Environmental Challenges and Threats • • • • • • • • • • Set up Environmental Resource Centres in each district (seven units set up on the mainland and one on the Island); Grow Your Own Vegetables programme; Incorporating rainwater harvesting systems in wet markets; Landfill gas extraction and flaring for Clean Development Mechanism (CDM); Turning pig waste into biogas and electricity; Cultivation of algae from pig waste for animal feed; Implement eco-town concept for the Bayan Lepas Free Industrial Zone; Plan for Eco-town at Batu Kawan; Plan for eco-village in Penang Hill; and Provide incentives for green activities : – Implemented the Green School Award; – Promoted the Green Citizen membership to encourage citizens to be green; – Developed the Aqua Save programme to conserve and use water efficiently; – Penang Environmental Award; and – Green Journalist Award to promote environmental activism.
  12. 12. Eco Footprint • • • • • Commissioned a Transport Master Plan for an integrated transport system; and Conduct hydrological study for Penang to look into effects of land reclamation. Establish the Penang Science Council to help inspire great interest in science and technology that will result in an environment that generates great passion for excellence through technical innovations; Establish Penang Green Council to look into all matters pertaining to the environment and sustainability; and Establish a government-linked company (GLC) to manage public cleansing, solid waste collection, transfer and disposal.
  13. 13. MY ECO-FOOTPRINT
  14. 14. Transport Old Ferry Electric Trolley Buses An electric tram car at the Penang Road/Gladstone Road/Magazine Road/Brick Kiln Road/Dato Kramat Road/MacAlister Road junction (Goh Pah Teng) at the start of the 20th century. Electric Bus Penang Hill Funicular Railway
  15. 15. Transport
  16. 16. Education
  17. 17. Health and Healthcare GOVERNMENT HOSPITAL 1. BALIK PULAU HOSPITAL 2. BUKIT MERTAJAM HOSPITAL 3. KEPALA BATAS HOSPITAL 4. PENANG GENERAL HOSPITAL 5. SEBERANG JAYA HOSPITAL 6. SUNGAI BAKAP HOSPITAL PRIVATE HOSPITAL 1.BAGAN SPECIALIST CENTRE 2.BUKIT MERTAJAM SPECIALIST CENTRE 3.KPJ PENANG SPECIALIST HOSPITAL 4.GLENEAGLES MEDICAL CENTRE 5.ISLAND HOSPITAL 6.LAM WAH EE HOSPITAL 7.LOH GUAN LYE SPECIALIST CENTRE 8.MATERNITY HOSPITAL 9.OPTIMAX EYE SPECIALIST HOSPITAL 10.MOUNT MIRIAM CANCER HOSPITAL 11.PANTAI HOSPITAL 12.PENANG ADVENTIST HOSPITAL 13.PENANG SPECIALIST MATERNITY CENTRE 14.PUBLIC SPECIALIST CENTRE 15.TANJUNG MEDICAL CENTRE 16.TROPICANA MEDICAL CENTRE PENANG
  18. 18. Green Space
  19. 19. Our green space…. 1. Beaches and fishing villages 2. Teluk Bahang Beach, Teluk Duyung, Monkey Beach, Pantai Kerachut and Pantai Mas which are accessible via the trails in the Pantai Acheh Forest Reserve from Teluk Bahang. 3. Botanic Gardens, Jalan Air Terjun 4. Penang Butterfly Farm, Teluk Bahang 5. Penang Hill 6. Penang National Park 7. Tropical Spice Garden, Jalan Teluk Bahang 8. Tropical Fruit Farm, Jalan Teluk Bahang 9. Bird park 10. Bukit Mertajam Recreational Park
  20. 20. Climate Change
  21. 21. Food
  22. 22. ECONOMIC BASE
  23. 23. Employment
  24. 24. Spider Chart
  25. 25. References • • • • • • Biro Penerangan Negeri Pulau Pinang Penanginfo.com Penangmonthly.com Air Quality (Department Of Environment) Department of Statistics, Malaysia Penang Chinese Chamber of Commerce

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