Vietnam mulls methods of effective solar panel recycling
06:00 | 09/06/2021 Environment
(VEN) - The number of expired solar panels (photovoltaic panels) in Vietnam is expected to increase significantly in the coming years with the strong development of solar power. However, given scientific and technological advances, 97 percent of the photovoltaic panel’s materials can be completely recycled and become input materials for many manufacturing industries.
Hurdles to microplastic pollution control in commodity products
13:00 | 26/04/2021 Environment
(VEN) - Vietnam has made a determined decision to deal with the explosion of plastic waste damaging its own and the global environment, adopting relevant laws and policies in recent years. However, lack of specific standards and regulations are creating difficulties in the management and enforcement of waste reduction and recycling.
Vietnam to crack down on polluting enterprises
13:00 | 22/04/2021 Environment
(VEN) - The National Target Program on Environmental Protection calls for all serious violations of environmental protection laws to be addressed by 2025 in order to curb air pollution in urban areas and treat 90 percent of urban domestic solid waste.
International fittings business accelerates commitments to carbon neutrality
15:57 | 09/04/2021 Environment
(VEN) - LIXIL Group Corporation (“LIXIL Group”, TSE Code: 5938), maker of pioneering water and housing products, announced that its fittings plants in Danang (Vietnam), Jiangmen (China) and Monterrey (Mexico) are now carbon neutral. The move means that all eight plants in LIXIL International’s fittings production portfolio are now carbon neutral, after plants in Hemer, Lahr, Porta Westfalica (all Germany), Albergaria (Portugal) and Klaeng (Thailand) achieved carbon neutral production in April 2020.
Vietnam’s cup of tea: Public-private partnerships
06:00 | 24/03/2021 Environment
(VEN) - Promoting public-private partnership (PPP) to reach sustainable development and protect the environment will help Vietnam’s tea industry improve product quality, market position and participation in the global value chain.