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Best Practices Waste Management Systems in Myanmar(ENG)

Best Practices Waste Management Systems in Myanmar(ENG)

September 10, 2021

Myanmar has been managing and applying its solid waste management with poor practices, unreliable and irregular waste collection services, lack of assessments on current practices, waste flows in important value chains, missing minimum standards for the collection, transportation, and disposal of waste, and the high expenditure, and insufficient revenues for the collection of solid waste that pose high risks to public health and the environment. There are three major city development committees in Yangon, Mandalay, Nay Pyi Taw. The Township Development Committees in the townships (of 330 townships countrywide) are responsible for waste collection and disposal in the country. The aim is to collect as much waste as possible to keep streets and neighborhoods clean. However, Myanmar does not have enough capacity and infrastructure to deal with the growing amount of waste due to rapid economic and population growth and urbanisation.

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