An old landfill site in Arei Ksat is being used as a temporary dumpsite due to flooding in the new landfill, on November 5, 2022. (Daniel Zak)

Arei Ksat Trash Cleaned Up, but Collection Still on Hold

Trash bags that were piling up around Arei Ksat have been moved to a temporary location amid publicity, but residents must continue to deal with their own garbage at least until a meeting with local government is held on Friday, the collection company said.

A worker cleans Bak Touk Keo canal in Russei Keo district’s Toul Sangke I commune on March 23, 2022. (Roun Ry/VOD)

Another Trash-Clogged Canal in Phnom Penh Begins Cleanup

Workers waded through Russei Keo’s trash-clogged Bak Touk Keo canal Wednesday morning as the district began a cleanup. It’s the third district seen to be cleaning up sewage systems since environmentalists petitioned officials earlier this month over trash pollution in the city.