via Phnom Penh Post, 04 November 2022: Responsible tourism meants not leaving your rubbish behind!
The Apsara National Authority (ANA) and environmental cleanliness officials in Angkor Archeological Park have called for visitors’ cooperation, by properly disposing of their trash when visiting the temples.
It said that although people’s awareness of litter is now better, a small number of people were still not managing their waste properly, with some unsatisfactory cases still being encountered.
Ko Chot, cleaner in front of Angkor Wat, said the most common waste that required cleaning up id fallen leaves, which need to be swept up daily. However, a small amount of plastic bags, drink bottles and snack packaging was still being found on the temple grounds. She suggested that tourists visiting the site cooperate with authorities to maintain a clean environment.