Tag: Waste disposal

Indonesia to send back 210 tonnes of trash to Australia, joining other SEA nations in push back against being treated like garbage dumps

As Southeast Asian nations fight back against being used as garbage dumps for foreign nations' trash, Indonesia announced on Tuesday, July 9 that it will be re-exporting more than 210 tonnes of garbage back to Australia. Authorities reported that Australian company Oceanic Multitrading sent eight...

History: From night-soil buckets to World Toilet Day

A trip down the memory lane to a lesser known fact of life in Singapore, just over 25 years ago – the night-soil bucket system Few months back, Singapore placed its first-ever resolution before the UN's General Assembly of 193 members. Titled “Sanitation for all”,...