newly applied law casts enterprises as driving force of circular economy Newly applied law casts enterprises as driving force of circular economy

10:00 | 15/03/2022 Environment

(VEN) - The Law on Environmental Protection 2020, which took effect on January 1, includes stipulations on Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) in waste treatment and recycling expected to boost the development of a circular economy in which enterprises play a driving force.
vietnam striving to protect water resources in river basins Vietnam striving to protect water resources in river basins

14:45 | 14/03/2022 Environment

The International Day of Action for Rivers (March 14) is a day dedicated to solidarity - when diverse communities around the world come together with one voice to say that rivers matter.
vietnam joins global effort to reduce ocean plastic waste Vietnam joins global effort to reduce ocean plastic waste

06:00 | 14/03/2022 Environment

(VEN) - Vietnam has joined the accelerated global efforts to tackle the problem of ocean plastic waste with a legally binding agreement to resolve the problem.
mgreen technology startup sorting waste at source mGreen – Technology startup sorting waste at source

10:00 | 04/03/2022 Environment

(VEN) - Vietnam is one of the world's top five ocean polluters, with about 1.8 million tonnes of plastic waste dumped into the sea annually. Two major cities, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, discharge about 8,000 tonnes and 10,000 tonnes of garbage daily, putting pressure on waste treatment facilities.
industrial clusters face environmental challenges Industrial clusters face environmental challenges

13:00 | 01/03/2022 Environment

(VEN) - The northern province of Hai Duong is currently promoting solutions to control pollution as well as violations of the Environmental Protection Law for 32 out of 33 local industrial clusters (ICs) built without concentrated wastewater treatment systems. 
hanoi forms retailer alliance to reduce plastic waste Hanoi forms retailer alliance to reduce plastic waste

07:00 | 28/02/2022 Environment

(VEN) - The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment is coordinating with Hanoi’s Department of Industry and Trade to form an alliance of 15 retailers in order to reduce the use of disposable plastic bags. The move was announced last month by Vice Director Nguyen Trung Thang of the Institute of Strategy and Policy on Natural Resources and Environment (ISPONRE).
vietnam prepares plans to comply with zero emissions commitment Vietnam prepares plans to comply with zero emissions commitment

13:00 | 23/02/2022 Environment

(VEN) - Government ministries and economic sectors are preparing action plans to implement Vietnam’s commitment to achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 made at the global climate summit (COP26) in Glasgow last November. At a follow-up meeting with the national steering committee for realization of Vietnam's COP26 commitments, the prime minister requested that action plans be submitted in the first quarter of 2022.
tetra pak invests in dong tien factory to support the recycling of used cartons Tetra Pak invests in Dong Tien factory to support the recycling of used cartons

14:29 | 21/02/2022 Environment

(Ho Chi Minh City, February 21st 2022) - Tetra Pak, the Sweden-based food processing and packaging solutions company, and Dong Tien Packaging and Paper Co., Ltd have announced a co-investment of 3.5 million euros to upgrade and expand the recycling capacity of used beverage cartons in Vietnam.
plastic pollution is fixable but the world needs a plan Plastic pollution is fixable, but the world needs a plan

17:01 | 14/02/2022 Environment

(VEN) - Many governments and organizations are working hard to deal with plastic waste and pollution. But the problem’s getting worse and efforts aren’t keeping pace. We believe the world needs a UN treaty to truly tackle the issue.
german vietnamese project benefits communities threatened species German-Vietnamese project benefits communities, threatened species

06:00 | 22/01/2022 Environment

(VEN) - A just completed four-year Vietnamese-German project has contributed to strengthening conservation in one of the world’s most significant biodiversity hotspots and helped local communities benefit from sustainable forest and natural resource management, according to Vietnamese and German assessments presented at a recent online conference.  
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