PFC news and stories

How to help while you visit Siem Reap…

We recently collaborated with Two Can Travel to write a post for travellers to Siem Reap. It’s full of useful tips on what to pack, how to avoid single-use plastic and which restaurants and cafes to support.   You can have a read here on the Two Can Travel... read more

Plastic Free in Southern Laos by Sarah Rhodes

“Charming by Nature” is possibly the most apt tagline for a place, well, this place. I arrived in Pakse, Southern Laos on the 18th of July to commence a project with the Swisscontact team based in Pakse, to promote refillable water bottles and less plastic pollution... read more

PFC’s passionate intern in Phnom Penh

“I came to Cambodia for 6 months at the beginning of 2018 and I decided to work for Plastic Free Cambodia as their missions make people aware of the incidence of plastic pollution. Indeed, I discovered this beautiful country with great pleasure, but garbage... read more

Helping with the future of PFC

The chance to volunteer with PFC was found for me by Accounting for International Development (AfID) who send volunteer accountants all round the world to help organisations that have a strong social purpose. On an AfID placement you are often following up the work of... read more

Siem Reap takeaway in eco boxes

That box can be composted! Inspired by our friends at Kampot Radio, we’ve put together this list of great places doing takeaway in biodegradable, natural boxes. Be sure that we’ll always encourage you first to take your own lunchbox or chan srak, but we... read more

From Plastic Free Cambodia to Plastic Free Somerset

So, I had been working with a UK waste management/recycling/energy recovery business for 9 years. My fantastic boss retired, the role changed and I became fed up with doing the same type of work. There were redundancies so I took the opportunity, feeling that I had to... read more

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

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