microplastics a threat to the environment and human health Microplastics, a threat to the environment and human health

15:00 | 15/08/2021 Environment

(VEN) - Along with the welcome effects of its economic growth and higher standards of living, Vietnam is facing a growing threat from microplastics creeping silently into its soil and water environments. These minute plastic elements, resulting from the decomposition of plastics by solar UV radiation, wind, water and mechanical impacts, seriously threaten ecosystems and affect human health.
producer responsibility holds out hope for circular economy Producer responsibility holds out hope FOR circular economy

08:00 | 14/08/2021 Environment

(VEN) - The Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) regulations imposing responsibilities on producers and importers of collecting, recycling and treating discarded products are expected to change the management of solid waste and promote the circular economy in Vietnam.
quang ninh pc powers up campaign against plastic waste Quang Ninh PC powers up campaign against plastic waste

13:00 | 30/07/2021 Environment

(VEN) - The Quang Ninh Power Company’s proactive responses to natural disasters and reduction of plastic waste have provided safe and stable electricity and created a green-clean working environment, raising awareness of environmental protection among managers and employees.
new law focuses on management of anti pollution protection New law focuses on management of anti-pollution protection

13:00 | 29/07/2021 Environment

(VEN) - The Law on Environmental Protection, which will take effect on January 1, 2022, reflects major changes in environmental management, according to Tran Anh Tan, Deputy Director of the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Industrial Safety Techniques and Environment Agency (ISEA).
hanoi achieves initial success in energy efficiency Hanoi achieves initial success in energy efficiency

10:00 | 15/07/2021 Environment

(VEN) - According to the Hanoi Department of Industry and Trade, in the 2016-2020 period, implementation of the energy efficiency program helped the city save an average 2.28 percent in energy consumption compared to demand forecast.
vietnamese firms develop smart waste treatment Vietnamese firms develop smart waste treatment

13:00 | 13/07/2021 Environment

(VEN) - In order to develop Vietnam’s environmental industry, enterprises have been researching technological solutions to solve the solid waste problem.
seeking solutions to reduce plastic waste for a sustainable future Seeking solutions to reduce plastic waste for a sustainable future

06:00 | 27/06/2021 Environment

(VEN) - The Newspaper of Industry and Trade recently held a talk show addressing Vietnam’s plastic waste problems and the search for solutions.
eu vietnam share experience on producer responsibility EU, Vietnam share experience on producer responsibility

13:00 | 26/06/2021 Environment

(VEN) - The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, the Norwegian Embassy in Vietnam and Innovation Norway Vietnam recently co-organized a Virtual Workshop on Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) in Hanoi. The event was aimed at sharing the experiences and successful EPR models in the world, and evaluating what can be applied in Vietnam.
new environmental regulations to be issued New environmental regulations to be issued

06:00 | 13/06/2021 Environment

(VEN) - The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment will issue six Vietnamese standards for scraps, and at the same time revise and supplement five environmental quality standards and three waste standards so they can be approved by relevant authorities in the third quarter of 2021.
seeking solutions for plastic waste problem Seeking solutions for plastic waste problem

06:00 | 12/06/2021 Environment

(VEN) - Plastic waste is an environmental and financial burden on governments around the world, including Vietnam. The country is facing numerous difficulties in finding suitable waste treatment technologies, as well as in classifying and minimizing waste at the source and planning waste treatment facilities.  
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