Hanoi tackles plastic waste
13:00 | 12/11/2020 Environment
(VEN) - The Hanoi Department of Natural Resources and Environment will coordinate with the municipal Department of Industry and Trade to introduce environmentally friendly products to raise public awareness of the damage caused by plastic waste and promote change in the habit of using plastic bags and non-biodegradable plastic products.
Tetra Pak launches “Cartons collecting comptetition” for schoolchildren in Hanoi
14:28 | 09/11/2020 Environment
Tetra Pak – the Sweden-based food processing and package solution provider – launches a carton collecting competition for primary schools and kindergartens participating in the School Recycling Program in Hanoi. The competition is aimed at encouraging schoolchildren, teachers and parents to develop the good habit of carton segregating and collecting both at the household level and at school as an initiative to protect the environment.
Lawmakers set to strengthen environmental audit provisions
13:00 | 29/10/2020 Environment
(VEN) - Despite improvements in State management and awareness of environmental protection in Vietnam, there are still legal loopholes resulting in environmental incidents and violations with serious consequences for the natural environment and human health. The National Assembly is about to adopt a law strengthening provisions of state environmental audits.
Da Nang declares war on single-use plastic packaging
13:00 | 27/10/2020 Environment
(VEN) - Da Nang aims for all its supermarkets and shopping malls to replace difficult to decompose, single-use plastic packaging with environmentally friendly packaging by 2030. This ambitious goal is part of the “National Action Plan on Sustainable Production and Consumption for the 2021-2030 period” being led by the local Department of Industry and Trade.
Quang Ninh model achieves industrial-environmental co-existence
13:00 | 15/10/2020 Environment
(VEN) - Home to one of the world’s most enticing heritage sites, Ha Long Bay, the northeastern Vietnamese province of Quang Ninh is also the source of 90 percent of the country’s coal. Seeking to balance its booming industry with its surging tourism, the province is set to exceed the targets set out by its green growth model.
Tetra Pak expands school recycling to 1,6000 schools in Hanoi
14:44 | 30/09/2020 Environment
(VEN) The School Recycling Programme, in collaboration between Tetra Pak – the Sweden-based food processing and packaging solution provider –Hanoi’s Education & Training Department, Environment & Natural Resources Department, as well as programme stakeholders, is being expanded to twice as many schools as in the previous year, to benefit 1,600 primary schools and kindergartens in the 2020 – 2021 school year.
Overcoming wasteful solutions to domestic garbage treatment
14:04 | 26/09/2020 Environment
(VEN) - Domestic waste is a problem not only in big cities but also in rural areas in Vietnam. The lack of consistent planning and policies on waste collection, transportation and treatment hamper many localities in dealing with the persistent and growing problem.
Industry and trade sector strives to reduce plastic waste
13:00 | 07/09/2020 Environment
(VEN) - Vietnam is facing environmental pollution caused by plastic waste with nearly two million tonnes of plastic waste discharged each year. To deal with the issue, the industry and trade sector is taking specific actions to implement the National Action Plan on management of marine plastic waste until 2030, issued by the Prime Minister in December 2019.