From grubby packaging engulfing small Southeast Asian communities to waste piling up in plants from the US to Australia, China’s ban on accepting the world’s used plastic has plunged global recycling into turmoil.
Cintri, the company handling rubbish disposal, will give its workers four days off during Khmer New Year.
A group of the world’s big energy, petrochemical and plastic manufacturing companies has just announced a massively funded programme to cut pollution by plastic waste, with a focus on Southeast Asia.
The waste and recycling industry is moving rapidly since the last decade, and it is on the verge of digital transformation.
A new movement in Singapore that seeks to reduce the amount of consumer waste in the affluent city-state is scavenging for unwanted goods, some in near-mint condition, that migrant workers can send home for the holidays.
How one man is making a difference in Battambang province with his recycling plant business
China has tightened a ban on solid waste imports, the official Xinhua news agency said.
In the face of mounting pressure from the increasing speed of waste generation, Cambodia should begin a transition towards a non-waste, circular economy as soon as possible, the United Nations Development Programme said yesterday.
Most of us, if not all, hate waste. And waste recycling has been one of the most debated topics everywhere. Well, who wants to deal with waste in the first place?
The UN Environment urged African states to promote recycling of e-waste.
Ministries of Environment and Tourism have reiterated calls for factories, restaurants and markets to properly handle waste disposal as the amount produced in the Kingdom continues to grow.
Authorities in Meanchey inspect two chicken slaughterhouses in Boeng Tompon I commune following complaints.
Tackling a lack of industrial waste collection at factories in Por Senchey is required.
Local administrations are encouraged to manage waste in their respective jurisdictions.
For the millions of sun seekers who head to Thailand’s resort island of Phuket each year in search of stunning beaches and clear waters, cutting down on waste may not be a top priority.
Ethiopia’s first waste-to-energy facility was inaugurated on Sunday.
City Hall launches a rubbish-burning kiln constructed in Prek Pnov.
Ivory Coast plans to build power generation plant running on waste from cocoa pods.
An estimated eight million tonnes of plastic waste ends up in the oceans every year.
There’s almost more plastic than sand on this long, tree-lined beach.
The EU proposes a bloc-wide ban on single-use plastics such as straws and cutlery
Phnom Penh is a city that is slowly sinking under the weight of its own waste.
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.
7 cities are honored in the second edition of the country’s Clean City Contest.
Supermarket customers will be charged for using plastic bags as part of government measures to reduce waste.
As the city’s population has more than doubled since the turn of the millennium, the amount of waste the capital generates is quickly outpacing the city’s capacity to collect and process it.