17 May '18, 11am

Chiang Mai people leave a ton of durian husks per day

Chiang Mai people leave a ton of durian husks per day

It’s durian season in Thailand, and the king of fruit is especially popular in Chiang Mai, a city currently experiencing a boom among Chinese tourists. So how many durians are Chiang Mai tourists and locals putting away every day? While we don’t have a proper durian headcount, a video from news website MThai s hows that the city is dealing with a growing mountain of durian shells at a landfill in Muang district. Screenshot: MThai Officials said they have been collecting approximately 500 kilograms of durian husks from Muang Mai, a major fresh market, every day. Combined with the husks collected from street vendors around the city, Chiang Mai now leaves a solid ton of durian husks every day during the season. Screenshot: MThai Don’t worry though, the husks won’t sit there slowly degrading, officials plan to turn them into fertilizer. Related: Durian Crackdown: Thailand to j...

Full article: https://coconuts.co/bangkok/news/chiang-mai-people-leave-...

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