Plastic Waste Causing Serious Environmental, Health and Economic Impacts in Laos
Almost a quarter of the waste found in Lao cities is plastic. Plastic waste is now found everywhere in the Lao environment, affecting fish catches, blocking drains, causing air pollution, and harming tourism destinations. The plan considers a “circular economy” approach to help achieve the ...
FEATURE: Tremendous increase in plastic waste in Vientiane
VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – There is growing concern in Vientiane about the impact of plastic waste on the environment.Mr Oudon Chanthavongsy, the owner of Lao Chaleunxay Recycle, a shop that has been buying plastic waste from people for many years, told me by telephone that ...