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.
Plastic waste battle hampered by lack of standards, regulations
13:00 | 31/07/2020 Environment
(VEN) - The draft revised Law on Environmental Protection under consideration by the National Assembly is expected to provide redress for Vietnam’s plastic waste problem. However, high costs and lack of standards for biodegradable bags are a bottleneck in the fight against so-called “white pollution”. Vietnam Economic New’s Thu Huong asked Nguyen Le Thang Long, Director of Research and Development at An Phat Holdings about this issue.
Central Retail ways to reduce plastic waste
06:00 | 22/07/2020 Environment
(VEN) - The Central Retail group, which owns the Big C Vietnam and GO supermarkets, is a member of the Alliance to End Plastic Waste and it is taking specific measures to reduce plastic waste to the lowest level in its supermarket systems across the country.