We had a great visit this week from Drew Binsky, global YouTube star and all-round nice guy. He’d picked up on what we’re doing with food waste here in Yangon after our TEDx talk in Yangon recently, and came out to our bokashi yard in North Dagon to see what we were up to. TurnedContinue reading “The FOOD WASTE MAN!”
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Our future up in smoke?
The theme for World Environment Day this year was air pollution. A HUGE subject that gets way too little attention. Which is really a pity. Maybe that will change now? There are so many aspects of it that it’s hard to know where to start. But one central part of the problem, in Myanmar andContinue reading “Our future up in smoke?”
Hotel food waste is history!
Last week we took part in the Food & Hotel Myanmar expo in Yangon, a huge event with hundreds of chefs vying to be the best. The hotels, restaurants and resorts of Myanmar were gathered in the huge venue to soak up the inspiration — get new ideas and make new contacts. Watching these chefsContinue reading “Hotel food waste is history!”
Exciting new projects and a new bokashi yard!
JANUARY 2019 Read about our project so far, it’s interesting! The November update here, October here, the September one here, and the back story here. Our mantra is that organic waste IS. NOT. TRASH. Every day it gets clearer to us just how important that is. The streets and backyards of Yangon are filled withContinue reading “Exciting new projects and a new bokashi yard!”
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”
Setting up shop
(ေအာက္မွာျမန္မာလိုပါေသးတယ္ေနာ္ ) Setting up shop here doesn’t seem to be so be so hard. A cloth on the ground and a truckload of veggies brought in from the farm. But there’s a lot of competition, these markets in Yangon are big! And at the end of the day there’s a neat pile of waste byContinue reading “Setting up shop”