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  • Writer's pictureSylvain Richer de Forges

Comparative analysis of organic waste management in south east asia

Exciting Developments in Urban Composting Across Southeast Asia! 

Did you know that Southeast Asia is making remarkable strides in sustainable waste management, particularly in urban composting? Let's explore the impressive figures and initiatives shaping a greener future:


The Lion City has set a stellar example with its comprehensive composting programs, diverting over 700,000 tons of food waste annually from landfills (source: National Environment Agency). Kudos to initiatives like the "Love Your Food" campaign!


Malaysia's "Compost for Good" project has gained traction, contributing to the reduction of organic waste. According to the Department of Environment, Malaysia, the country has seen a 20% increase in composting adoption in urban areas in the past two years.


 The Thai government's commitment to waste reduction is evident in their "Zero Waste Cities" initiative. Bangkok alone has witnessed a 15% decrease in organic waste in the last year (source: Pollution Control Department, Thailand).


The archipelago is embracing community-based composting, with local initiatives like "Komposku Peduliku" gaining popularity. Indonesia's Ministry of Environment and Forestry reports a 25% decrease in organic waste in key urban centers.

These figures demonstrate a collective effort to combat waste and promote sustainable practices. Let's continue to champion urban composting for a cleaner, healthier Southeast Asia! 

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