Roaming around the city, edjais are waste scavengers who collect trash including plastics, aluminum and other unwanted items from the streets.
Thailand’s Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation has found a way of protecting the environment and making money while it does that – by selling the rubbish left behind by visitors.
City Hall deploys nearly 100 drivers of motorbike trash collection vehicles.
Indonesia has sent hundreds of garbage-filled shipping containers back to their countries of origin, according to the customs agency, as the Southeast Asian nation pushes back against becoming a dumping ground for foreign trash.
Chungyuen Plastic Manufacturers is ordered to return the rubbish-filled containers.
Indonesia has returned five containers of rubbish to the United States and will not become a “dumping ground”, officials said Saturday, the latest Southeast Asian country to return imported waste.
A festering diplomatic row over tonnes of trash wrongly shipped to the Philippines.
Picking up trash from river beds and beaches has become a popular activity around the world. But do clean-ups really help tackle the growing problem of plastic pollution? DW’s Brigitte Osterath reports from Honduras.
Plastic is consumed everyday because it is light, easy, durable, and cheap. However, plastic is an unbreakable trash which takes thousands of years to degrade. In Cambodia alone, the problem on plastic usage and plastic trash has become unmanageable.
In a city that’s slowly sinking underneath the weight of its own waste due to the lack of effective waste management and recycling mechanisms, Cambodians have displayed an incredible level of ingenuity when it comes to recycling and up-cycling waste materials.
Poipet Cleaner Company is ordered to improve its services or have its licence revoked.
Cintri pulled out of collecting trash in Sihanoukville, citing unsustainable losses.