Last night the team returned from Ngwe Saung, a beautiful beach some 6 or 7 hours of shaky driving west of Yangon. We’re feeling pretty happy, because we’ve started something there at the beach that hasn’t been done before. We’ve helped stop the food waste at one of the biggest hotels on the beach. We’veContinue reading “Bokashi at the beach”
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We’re on! Bokashi Myanmar is up and running
FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK! “Bokashi Myanmar” A lot of people are really upset about all the organic waste going to landfill here in Yangon. Each time a council truck dumps its load of trash collected from the dumpsters of this megacity the stuff that pours out is predictable. One-third of the load is plastic andContinue reading “We’re on! Bokashi Myanmar is up and running”
Flash flood and all the debris.
(ေအာက္မွာျမန္မာလိုပါေသးတယ္ေနာ္ ) We were caught in a flash flood one day and were surprised by all the palm leaves and other branches and leaves that suddenly filled the streets. The little orange waste container didn’t stand a chance! Municipal workers were surprisingly quick on the scene and kept the traffic flowing. But I’m assuming allContinue reading “Flash flood and all the debris.”
All in a pile.
(ေအာက္မွာျမန္မာလိုပါေသးတယ္ေနာ္) At the end of the day it all ends up in a pile, a sack, a basket and gets transported away to landfill. I have to say the streets are impressively clean in the downtown area; the official and unofficial waste collectors do a good job. But the sad thing is that so littleContinue reading “All in a pile.”