In case you’ve been round Bangsar these few days, you may need seen a bunch of pink balloons all over. From Fortunate Backyard all the way in which to Telawi, you’ll’ve been laborious pressed to discover a nook that didn’t have a bunch or two of them dangling round someplace.
Seems netizens have observed as nicely and they don’t seem to be comfortable about it.
Bangsarians and KLites alike have taken to Fb and Tweeter, posting images of the pink monstrosities lining the neighbourhood.
so comfortable to see balloons throughout damansara uptown.
— モカ (@ezavic) December 21, 2018
Hey @foodpanda_my are you planning on cleansing up after this very environmentally unfriendly guerilla advertising marketing campaign? stray balloons are a air pollution and wildlife hazard 🤨 #bangsar #kualalumpur #balloonblitz pic.twitter.com/CPPM47c3wb
— Jen Mustapha (@JenMustapha) December 22, 2018
Majority of netizens had been frightened concerning the air pollution and environmental impacts these balloons may trigger. It is a very actual concern as Newsweek experiences that helium balloons kill numerous animals and may even result in energy outages.
Hey, @foodpanda_my, your balloons are floating all over the place round telawi. Please not allow them to get into the waterways, our turtles & whales don’t eat them.
Please gather and clear them out. pic.twitter.com/cOIBuZnz3J
— ChowPong (@ChowPong) December 22, 2018
The @foodpanda_my balloon concept is extremely irresponsible and lazy. Not even half a day and I see it floating throughout roads, getting caught in drains, being a nuisance to pedestrians, and just about pointless.
— Daniel (@NEM_Sentinel) December 22, 2018
Though these fears are extra associated to giant quantity helium releases, inserting balloons all over the place with none intention to clear them might result in loads of them coming free and harming folks or animals.
The problem had gotten so out of hand that Lembah Pantai MP Fahmi Fadzil tweeted Foodpanda to clear the mess up earlier than he visits this morning, “In any other case…!!” Oooh, seems like somebody’s gonna get in bother!
Expensive @foodpanda_my, if that is true, I’m sure Bangsar residents would recognize you sending your PR group to cleanup. I’ll drop by tomorrow morning to see if these dying balloons are nonetheless there. In any other case…!! https://t.co/dQ0r3Bzakx
— Fahmi Fadzil (@fahmi_fadzil) December 22, 2018
Seems, they’ve been cleared. Woo! Kudos to Fahmi and whoever cleared that mess up.
Though it might’ve been higher if Foodpanda responded to all of the criticisms from higher, let’s simply be glad that we now have a disaster adverted and nobody acquired damage by these pink demons.
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