New fines announced for trash code violators

New fines announced for trash code violators


Source: Phnom Penh Post, By: Khouth Sophak Chakrya , Tue, 17 November 2015

A stern warning to clean up or pay up was issued to litterbugs yesterday, with Interior Minister Sar Kheng announcing fines for improper waste disposal across the country.

The announcement came as Kheng outlined the details of a new sub-decree on waste management, which includes an order to municipal and provincial authorities to put the onus for refuse control on individuals and businesses.

“The national administration will fund local authorities to achieve the management . . . of liquid and solid waste in populated areas by suggesting …