Gov’t seeks to incentivise green practices
Members of the government and private sector met yesterday in Phnom Penh to discuss ideas and solutions aimed at facilitating the growth of eco-friendly technologies and practices in Cambodia. ...
Scavengers cut solid waste in country’s lone recycling progam
The day ends late for Cambodian waste pickers. Darkness does not stop them. They walk through the night wearing small miners’ lights announcing their presence by shouting “et chay,” which means “scavenger.” ...
Charcoal prices rise in urban areas
Deforestation and Cambodia’s strong economic growth have resulted in an increase in the price of charcoal, an energy source the poor are dependent on, charcoal vendors say. The price of charcoal in Phnom Penh had increased at least 200 riel ($0.05) a kilogram compared to 2012, charcoal ...