Under the pillar of Sustainable Waste Management, the team ushered in Waste Reduction and Environmental Awareness Training at 380 factories & Local SMEs with over 4666 participants. Accelerated the targets to Waste Reduction Program, where technical experts visit the factory in person to execute waste audit and assessment to later come up with an exhaustive report that includes Waste Segregation System, Process Flow Chart, RECP Improvement Options & Waste reduction to Cost Efficiency.
Together with our partner Thant Myanmar to implement rural waste management in villages. Completed a total of 14 villages. The progress and passion of the youth in those areas warms our hearts, and their motivation is implacable and keeps the process ongoing and our monitoring and evaluation.
Coming to organic waste treatment, collaboration with Bokashi Myanmar to train and teach the locals in some areas of Myeik, Kalaw and Yangon on organic composting steps to brewing bokashi bran.
Second pillar, eco-friendly and alternative packaging, Prevent Plastics trained beneficiaries from EU MyanKu Funds on making carton egg boxes with used cartonnage, which implies the circular economy method. Some organic egg retail brands are using recycle boxes in the market, and continue to promote the usage of alternative packing to raise awareness and expand the usage. In facts, tote bags/shopping bags are the alternatives to single-use plastic bags, and promoting extensively to use the tote bag to refuse plastic bags while using it at least 200 times per tote bags to cover the resources spent on producing the tote bag. Therefore, Prevent Plastics promotes access to green loans since financial incentives are critical to foster sustainable strategies.View More
Several social media campaigns was executed to promote individual behavioural change. With the support and engagement received from European Union Delegation and SWITCH Asia, audiences are growing at the right pace. Follow, Prevent Plastics Myanmar on social media for consetent updates.
Myanmar School App was launched in 2021 June, and within a year, it grew tremendously, and our current download number is at 152,607. Download “Myanmar School App” on Google Play, App Store & Huawei Store Now!