Banteay Meanchey: Environmental officials appealed to citizens and civil servants to clean up the environment. Around the house and on public roads the garbage is a major problem.
This was the message given at the opening ceremony of the Environmental Hygiene Campaign on September 7, 2018 at Ou Ambel High School, Sisophon City, Banteay Meanchey Province. With participation of Oum Salong High School, street vendors from Sisophon City, representatives of GAEA waste management company, civil servants, teachers, and hundreds of students.
Yim Ly, president of Banteay Meanchey Environment Center, said: “This is an exciting day for people, young people and civil servants. Garbage can refer refer to solid materials, such as food waste people leave.
Moreover, plastic, foam and chopsticks made of chemicals can contaminate people, plants, and animals.
Neang Roa, the deputy governor of Sisophon City, also acknowledged that the consequences of past waste can influence the future. He also appealed to the civil servants, the armed forces, teachers, students, monks and all people to protect of the environment. People must do more to control and clean garbage.