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
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.
Scientists urge policies for biodegradable plastics
10:39 | 23/03/2020 Environment
(VEN) - Vietnamese scientists are conducting research on plastic biodegradability in order to provide state management authorities with a scientific basis to develop technologies for plastic waste treatment and design a system of standards and regulations for bioplastic products.
Industry and trade sector develops green distribution system
10:48 | 10/03/2020 Environment
(VEN) - The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has adopted a number of policies and solutions to create a green distribution system, and distribution systems in Vietnam have been making efforts to implement green growth-oriented strategy through various programs, such as attaching green labels to energy-efficient products, and limiting the use of nylon bags or plastic packages.
PV GAS: Joining hands for a community without plastic wastes
10:08 | 10/11/2019 Environment
(VEN) - In a series of campaigns to make the world cleaner in 2019, with the approval of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, and the Da Nang People’s Committee, the launching ceremony of “Clean the Sea” campaign and the conference “Joining hands for a community without plastic waste: Responsibilities of managers - enterprises – the media” were held in Da Nang with the companion of the PetroVietnam Gas Joint Stock Corporation (PV GAS).
Hai Duong suspends waste treatment plant project
11:05 | 26/07/2019 Environment
Hai Duong Province has decided to suspend a project to build a waste treatment and power generation plant in Lương Điền Commune, Cẩm Giàng District, according to the leader of the provincial Department of Planning and Investment.