New trash disposal rules for Phnom Penh residents

A woman drops garbage on a trash pile on a street in Phnom Penh, September 23, 2021. CamboJA/ Pring Samrang

Starting in November, Phnom Penh residents must separate their garbage, following new guidelines aimed at improving the capital’s waste management.

Phnom Penh residents report cleaner streets under new garbage collection companies

A Mizuda Group worker collects garbage along a street in Chaktomuk commune, Daun Penh district, August 17, 2021. CamboJA/ Pring Samrang

Phnom Penh residents have reported a marked improvement in the city’s garbage collection services after the government revoked former waste management company Cintri’s exclusive contract and selected three new companies to help clean up the capital. But some say there is still room for improvement. It has been a month and a half since the […]