Pakse to Build Wastewater Treatment Facility Worth USD 2.1 Million
The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) held a groundbreaking ceremony last week to build four decentralized wastewater treatment plants and a city-level excrement treatment facility in Pakse City, Champasack that would benefit around 9,000 people.These facilities are being developed under the Wastewater and Solid Waste ...
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 ...
Waste management remains a challenge for Lao hospitals
VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Waste management in hospitals remains a challenge because most health facilities in Laos do not have waste disposal systems that are comply with international hygiene standards.A senior official from the Healthcare and Rehabilitation Department of the Ministry of Health, Dr Viengsavanh ...