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  • Writer's pictureSylvain Richer de Forges

Comparative analysis of houselhold waste in south east asia

Exciting strides in household waste recycling across South East Asia! 

Recent data reveals significant progress, showcasing the region's commitment to sustainability. Let's delve into the numbers:


A trailblazer in waste management, Singapore recycles over 60% of household waste, according to the National Environment Agency (NEA) 2023 report.


The Malaysian Department of Environment reports a steady increase in household recycling, reaching 25% in 2023. Notable efforts in Kuala Lumpur and Penang contribute to this positive trend.


The Pollution Control Department discloses a rise in recycling rates, with 18% of household waste recycled in 2023. Collaborative initiatives in Bangkok and Chiang Mai are driving this change.


 With a growing awareness, Vietnam's recycling efforts are gaining momentum. The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment reports a 15% increase in household waste recycling in 2023.


Aiming for a cleaner future, Indonesia has implemented waste management programs. The Ministry of Environment and Forestry notes a 12% rise in household recycling rates in 2023.

These figures underscore the collective commitment to a sustainable future in South East Asia. Kudos to the communities, governments, and organizations working towards a greener, cleaner tomorrow! 

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