vietnam faces challenges in management of persistent plastic waste Vietnam faces challenges in management of persistent plastic waste

16:52 | 26/06/2020 Environment

(VEN) - With a volume of nearly 18,000 tonnes of plastic garbage generated a day and 1.8 million tonnes discharged into oceans a year, Vietnam is one of the world’s top five ocean plastic polluters. The management of plastic waste on land to limit the discharge into the oceans under an official action plan adopted six months ago is confronting Vietnam with a major challenge.
aeon vietnam says no to single use plastic AEON Vietnam says “no” to single-use plastic

16:40 | 26/06/2020 Environment

(VEN) - The draft revised Law on Environmental Protection was presented for the first time at the ninth session of the 14th-tenure National Assembly which opened on May 20. Apart from new, positive points, the draft also received comments and recommendations from experts.
school recycling 2019 2020 program is on track with its expansion plan School Recycling 2019 – 2020 program is on track with its expansion plan

18:10 | 23/06/2020 Environment

The program of School Recycling collaborated between Hanoi’s and Ho Chi Minh City’s Education & Training Department, Environment & Natural Resources Department and program stakeholders is on track with remarkable deliverables, marking its very success in the first year of expansion.   
vietnam mulls more legal action to reduce plastic waste Vietnam mulls more legal action to reduce plastic waste

13:00 | 12/06/2020 Environment

(VEN) - Vietnam’s National Assembly is discussing proposed amendments to the country’s Environmental Protection Law to include the responsibilities of users, traders and collectors of plastic waste as well as its transportation and treatment.
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.
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