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Trienekens announce waste collection delay in Kuching

There will be a slight delay in waste (rubbish) collection in Kuching as waste management company Trienekens (Sarawak) Sdn Bhd are unable to collect them due to blockage of the logistical routes caused by flash floods.

Major floods hit several areas in Kuching recently with Bau in particular, hard hit.

Areas affected are within the jurisdiction of Kuching North City Commission (DBKU), Kuching South City Council (MBKS), Padawan Municipal Council (MPP) and several areas in the Serian Division.

“Certain collection routes are already affected following continuous torrential showers, while some other areas are experiencing a heavy increase in generated waste as a result of flood damages.” said Trienekens’ logistics operations department manager Mason Barau in a statement carried out by Borneo Post.

“In other areas, waterlogged roads have led residents to park their vehicles on public main roads, obstructing our trucks’ accessibility.” he added.

Affected areas

The areas affected by the delay have been listed below.


  • Kampung Gersik
  • Kampung Boyan
  • Kampung Panglima Seman
  • Kampung Semarang
  • Kampung Sinjan
  • Kampung Pulo
  • Kampung Matu
  • Kampung Bintawa
  • Kampung Bintawa Ulu
  • Kampung Bintawa Tengah
  • Kampung Kudei
  • Kampung Gita
  • Pinang Jawa Tengah
  • Kampung Tupong
  • Kampung Tupong Tengah
  • Kampung Tupong Batu
  • Kampung Tupong Jaya
  • Sungai Maong
  • Hospital Umum Sarawak
  • Kampung Lintang
  • Samariang Gobil
  • Samariang Bentara
  • Semariang
  • Kampung Sungai Laroh
  • Taman Won
  • Kampung Tengku.


  • Stutong resettlement scheme
  • Timberland Commercial Area
  • Rock Road
  • Bormill Estate
  • Tabuan Dayak


  • Kampung Rantau Panjang
  • Kampung Sejijak Paroh
  • Kampung Sungai Maong Ulu
  • Batu Kitang
  • Taman Malihah
  • Kampung Dangak
  • Kampung Bratan
  • Kampung Asah in Padawan
  • Segedup, Sinar Budi
  • Stapok, Kampung Surik
  • Kampung Bunuk
  • Jalan Penrissen
  • Taman Desa Wira
  • Kampung Segong
  • Batu 6 ½, Singai
  • Kampung Rimba Padi
  • Kampung Paroh
  • Kampung Bumbok
  • Batu Kitang
  • Kampung Sejijak
  • Jalan Kolong
  • Taman Allamanda
  • villages along Jalan Puncak Borneo.

Keep rubbish in bins

Trienekens also advised members of the public to keep their rubbish dry and in the bin at all times.

“To reduce leachate wastewater spillage, residents are also advised to drain out any form of liquid such as soup or gravy from their kitchen waste before discarding the refuse into bins.” the statement further added.

Treinekens wants the public to keep their rubbish dry in the bin. Photo source: CyrilDason

They also appealed to the public to throw their rubbish in the wheel bins and not discard them along the road or back alleys.

“Trienekens also appealed for public co-operation to use their wheel bins for waste disposal and to pack all waste properly instead of discarding them along roads or back alleys.” the statement further added.

Get in touch with Trienekens

Major floods have hit parts of Kuching in the past week and residents are still recovering from the aftermath.

Clean-up of affected areas are currently on-going as the floods have receded.

If you need more information about Trienekens and services, you can contact their hotline at +6082-612300 or email to

Cyril Dason

Cyril Dason was born and currently lives in Kuching. He loves jungle trekking, clean rivers and chilling out with friends.
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