revised environment law said lacking on environmental industry Revised environment law said lacking on environmental industry

09:50 | 09/06/2020 Environment

(VEN) - The draft revised law on Environmental Protection was presented for the first time at the 9th session of the 14th National Assembly which opened on May 20. Apart from new, positive points, the draft also received comments and recommendations from experts.
vietnam struggles with plastic waste management Vietnam struggles with plastic waste management

13:00 | 27/05/2020 Environment

(VEN) - With daily plastic waste of approximately 18,000 tonnes, Vietnam is one of the world’s top five dischargers of waste into the sea, at 1.8 million tonnes annually. Its action plan on ocean plastic waste management, adopted at a prime ministerial decision in December 2019, is presenting the country with a significant challenge. 
vietnam seeks to accelerate plastic waste recycling Vietnam seeks to accelerate plastic waste recycling

06:30 | 26/05/2020 Environment

(VEN) - A large amount of plastic waste is discharged in Vietnam but the country still lacks an efficient solution for recycling that type of waste.
vietnam mulls how to break the plastic bag habit Vietnam mulls how to break the plastic bag habit

13:00 | 15/05/2020 Environment

(VEN) - Vietnam has taken determined measures to limit the use of plastic bags, but the well-known saying that bad habits are hard to break certainly applies to such a convenient and ubiquitous habit.
mekong delta provinces adapt to drought saltwater intrusion Mekong Delta provinces adapt to drought, saltwater intrusion

06:00 | 08/05/2020 Environment

(VEN) - Though saltwater intrusion in the Mekong Delta was predicted to come earlier and with a higher level of salinity than was recorded in the 2015-2016 dry season, the damage to farming is expected to be less serious as authorities and farmers have taken measures to cope with the situation in the 2019-2020 dry season.
vietnam struggles to limit plastic waste curb use of plastic bags Vietnam struggles to limit plastic waste, curb use of plastic bags

06:00 | 08/05/2020 Environment

(VEN) - Vietnam aims to replace all plastic bags currently in use by environmentally friendly plastic bags at commercial centers and supermarkets by 2025.
vietnamese scientists make environmentally safe bags from plastic waste Vietnamese scientists make environmentally safe bags from plastic waste

09:38 | 15/04/2020 Environment

(VEN) - The Institute of Chemistry under the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology has produced an environmentally friendly nylon bag that uses additives to disintegrate the plastic waste.
consumers confused by biodegradable plastic labels Consumers confused by ‘biodegradable’ plastic labels

16:20 | 08/04/2020 Environment

(VEN) - There are many kinds of plastic bags advertised as self-destructing or biodegradable, but consumers have to read the labels and list of input materials to distinguish between those harmful to the environment and human health and those that are safe.
vietnam moves toward biodegradable plastics Vietnam moves toward biodegradable plastics

14:56 | 27/03/2020 Environment

(VEN) - Vietnam has adopted an ambitious roadmap to stop using disposable plastic at stores, markets and supermarkets in urban areas by 2021 and in the whole country by 2025, and replace them with biodegradable materials.
vietnam paves way to reduced plastic waste contamination Vietnam paves way to reduced plastic waste contamination

09:00 | 27/03/2020 Environment

(VEN) - Vietnam is joining a growing pioneering trend of paving roads with recycled plastic. The plastic-suffused asphalt reduces the amount of petroleum in asphalt and repurposes plastic waste that would otherwise contaminate the environment. It is also a cheaper alternative than traditional asphalt.
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