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Unilever Vietnam's "Clean Future" program aims to develop green products from the inside out through environmentally friendly formulas and packaging, which help reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Vietnam approves circular economy development scheme

Deputy Prime Minister Le Minh Khai signed Decision No.687/QD-TTg on June 7 approving the circular economy development scheme and setting some ambitious targets.

How to turn waste into resources?

If waste is buried or burned, it will waste 55% - 67% of the biomass and organic matter in solid waste. If the waste is recycled and reused, Vietnam can save billions of US dollars.

Agricultural by-products: a billion-dollar 'gold mine' in Vietnam

Agricultural by-products are called the "gold mine" of the Vietnam agricultural industry with up to 156 million tons per year. But these lucrative sources have been neglected for many years.

Concerns over discarded face masks and the circular economy

How to treat used face masks is a new problem emerging during the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.

Local businesses still not pursuing sustainable development model

Only 2,000 out of 800,000 businesses have joined the Vietnam Business Council for Sustainable Development, according to the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI).

Turning agricultural waste into cash

The collection and reuse of agricultural by-products not only helps reduce greenhouse gas emissions but also helps farmers have the opportunity to enrich themselves.

Officials highlight circular economy, macro-economic stability at Party Congress

Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha on January 27 emphasised the importance of a circular economy 

Circular economy can create sustainable value in Vietnam: experts

Vietnam jumped five spots to reach 49th position in the world for sustainable development in 2020 on the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network, partly thanks to the efforts of local businesses



Customs clearance resumes at Lang Son border gate

Vietnam builds public private collaboration to address plastic waste

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to build public private collaboration towards circular economy in plastic waste management was signed in Hanoi on February 19.

Zero-waste startups: From good cause to circular economy

Vietnam generates large amounts of waste every day – food waste, construction waste, old clothes and furniture, batteries, plastic bags and much more.

Marine plastic pollution needs thorough solutions

Vietnam has been listed as one of the top five plastic polluters in the world, so eco-friendly technical solutions and the use of bio-degradable plastic products need urgent promotion.

Vietnam's GDP is high, but uncertainties exist: economists

Vietnam is among the countries with the highest GDP growth rates in the region.

Promoting low-carbon circular economy in Vietnam with a Swedish perspective

Forming public-private partnerships is said to be a major solution for the development of the low-carbon circular economy in Vietnam.

Vietnam urged to promote circular economy

Vietnam should act fast to switch to the circular economy, heard a workshop on promoting the no-carbon circular economy held in Hanoi on November 12.

Circular economy deemed optimal solution for Vietnam towards green economy

The Vietnamese government has taken actions to tap the US$4.5-trillion market potential generated by circular economy, said an expert.

Firms shouldn't let circular economy go to waste

Tran Thi Binh, 60, who lives in Ha Noi, has no idea about the circular economy but now brings her canvas bag shopping instead of taking plastic bags from the supermarket.


In Vietnam, business must be the center of all policies

The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) is drawing up a plan to increase Vietnam’s national productivity, which remains at an alarmingly low rate compared with neighboring countries.

Enterprises lack legal framework for circular economy model

Many enterprises are trying the circular economy model to save input materials and strive for sustainable development, but progress is impeded by the lack of a leader.