Short Memo: Exchange waste for eggs campaign in Chiang Rai
Residents can go there for administrative concerns instead of having to go to the central office in Chiang Rai. Additional services provided by the local government and the community are: medical checks, haircuts, vaccinations, and a mobile library for kids as well as a household safety campaign amongst others.
Since the replication of the DELGOSEA best practice started in Chiang Rai, these mobile community services (which always take place in a different community throughout the year) also include the ‘exchange recycled waste for eggs’ campaign. In order to help reduce waste at the source, residents take recyclable waste from their households and bring them to where the mobile community service takes place. A municipal officer then weighs the waste and hands out eggs according to the weight and kind of material the waste consists of.
On that day alone, Chiang Rai municipality was able to collect 137 kilograms of recyclable waste. Good Job!
Report and photo by
Mr. Anurak Chalumputch,
Public Health and Sanitation Officer,
Department of Public Health and Environment,
Chiang Rai Municipality
DELGOSEA Communication Office
Read more about Chiang Rai on DELGOSEA.eu:
- Pilot City Profile: Chiang Rai
- Short Memo: Public Updates in Chiang Rai
- Short Memo: Miss-Recycle-Beauty Pageant in Chiang Rai
- Short Memo: Local Government Network on Solid Waste Management in Chiang Rai takes first steps
- Short Memo: Cooperation in the Livable Chiang Rai
- First Impression: Chiang Rai's First Monitoring Visit
- Short Memo: Chiang Rai Task Force takes another step
- First Impression: Exchange visit from Chiang Rai (Thailand) to Kartamantul (Indonesia)
- Collaboration Ensured, Thailand National Workshop on Local Governance Best Practices Launched
- Chiang Rai Takes On Waste Management Joint Action Replication Activities