Municipal solid waste (MSW) in Myanmar is mostly generated from households (60%), followed by markets (15%), commercial producers (10%), hotels (2%), gardens (5%) and other institutions (8%). MSW is mainly composed of organic materials (77%), plastic (13%), paper (7%), and other residuals (3%).
Since 2000 and 2015, the Lao PDR's rate of garbage generation has been constantly rising. Around 141,876 tons of garbage were produced in Vientiane in 2000, and 214,905 tons were produced there in 2015.
According to the RFA News1 & a video posted to Facebook, Mother Nature Cambodia, a Chinese-owned hotel and casino for pouring raw sewage into the sea off the coast of the popular resort town of Sihanoukville, following the closure of another on an offshore island on 04/17/2019
In March 2019, a surge of reports and hospitalization of Pasir Gudang residents unveiled the extreme pollution of the Kim Kim river. It was found that the main cause of the pollution was the illegal dumping of toxic waste which had released hazardous fumes. This affected over 6,000 individuals, with 2,775 victims hospitalized.