A cleanup campaign for environment-friendly waste management kicks off.
Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday announced the government will acquire and manage Cintri (Cambodia), the private company contracted to collect and dispose of waste in the capital.
Amount of rubbish being produced daily skyrockets to a 1,000 tonnes in Sihanoukville.
Economic Ministry is looking at processes of turning waste into energy.
Sihanoukville Residents are concerned as they remember the 1998 toxic waste incident.
PM urges recycling to produce electricity to safeguard the environment.
It is a Cambodian entity.
Official: Failing to prevent the arrival of 83 rubbish-filled containers is a “weakness”.
Ministry says the 83 rubbish-filled containers came from the US and Canada.
Investigations reveal that the waste is imported from the United States and Canada.
The Prime Minister Hun Sen sent a clear message last Friday that Cambodia would not become a dumping ground for any form of waste, generally referring to toxic waste such as medical waste, bio waste and electronic waste.
Cambodia could become the next Asian country to reject importation of rubbish.
Seventy-five per cent of globally exported waste ends up in Asia. But since July 2017 — when China began to ban imports of plastic waste — Southeast Asia in particular has become a dumping ground for wealthier countries’ waste.
One school in northeast India has taken a novel approach to addressing the scourge of plastic waste by making its collection a condition of free attendance.
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.