PFC news and stories

The Story of Plastic Free Cambodia

How did it all begin…? In June 2014, Sarah Rhodes, an Australia, attended an intensive training program on climate leadership, facilitated by Al Gore, former US Vice President and became part of the Climate Reality Leadership Corps. More inspired than ever and as part... read more

Case study: Reducing plastic at Victoria Angkor Resort

Changing the way we use plastic at Victoria Angkor Plastic Free Case Study The Challenge Siem Reap is experiencing a rapidly growing tourism industry and the affects of that pressure on environment has become apparent. In order to modernise and meet tourist demands,... read more

Soorsdey Kampot!

Faced with concerns about single-use plastic in her guesthouse in Kampot, Fie began to look for solutions. She first contacted PFC to source metal straws to use for their drinks and for visitors to buy. Fie previously worked in the service industry in her native... read more

Kheng’s story

Kheng grew up around 70kms, north of Siem Reap, for his high school he had to move to Siem Reap, where he later went to university to study English literature. His professional career has begun in hospitality learning about customer service and restaurant manager and... read more

Safe drinking water in Cambodia

A common fear amongst travelers to Cambodia is safe drinking water. Here’s a guide to where you can get drinkable water without using 4.6 million plastic bottles. In Siem Reap, it’s estimated that 4.6 million water bottles are generated by the tourism industry alone.... read more

Opening weekend at ChubMet a green success!

When PFC partnered with ChubMet Music and Arts Festival, we were excited to make the first step on this journey, but we were also setting realistic expectations. Why?   This is the first event in Siem Reap to partner with a green organisation and try to create... read more

Help or harm? Know your plastics.

Ever wondered what the little number inside the triangle on your plastic means? You should! Find out the types of plastics that are safe and the ones you want to avoid! There are seven types of plastic, which we should all get to know, those that are safe to eat and... read more