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Photo exhibition ‘Save our seas’: Only action brings changes!icon
FEATURE16/06/20190

Photo exhibition ‘Save our seas’: Only action brings changes!

Vietnam is listed among the five worst polluters of ocean plastic waste, discharging between 280,000 and 730,000 tons of plastic waste every year into the ocean, according to the United Nations. 

 
Say no to plastic waste campaign receives nationwide launchicon

Say no to plastic waste campaign receives nationwide launch

PHOTOS
11/06/2019

A national campaign to prevent excessive plastic waste was launched in Hanoi on June 9 with Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc in attendance.

Phu Quoc launches campaign against plastic wasteicon

Phu Quoc launches campaign against plastic waste

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
09/06/2019

A campaign to promote the fight against plastic waste and release of aquatic species to the nature was launched in Phu Quoc island district of the southern province of Kien Giang on June 8.

Saying no to plastics in Vietnamicon

Saying no to plastics in Vietnam

FEATURE
01/06/2019

The Vietnamese government has been actively teaming up with the business community to reduce plastic waste by implementing different models of the circular economy.

Vietnam has few biodegradable-plastic producersicon

Vietnam has few biodegradable-plastic producers

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
21/05/2019

 In early and late April, PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc released two documents noting that plastic waste is a ‘burning issue’ and calling all people to join forces to settle the problem.

Vietnam takes first steps to mitigate ocean plastic wasteicon

Vietnam takes first steps to mitigate ocean plastic waste

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
18/05/2019

Scientific research in the environment field, especially micro-plastics research, is still in its infancy.

Will plastic-waste roads replace asphalt roads?icon

Will plastic-waste roads replace asphalt roads?

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
18/05/2019

Making roads from plastic waste is a solution that would use disposable plastic waste, which is used in high quantities in Vietnam.

Boycotts affording opportunitiesicon

Boycotts affording opportunities

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
07/05/2019

The boycott campaign against disposable plastic products is urging plastic manufacturers to renew their production strategies, while giving them opportunities to switch to more environment-friendly product lines.

Da Nang bans plastic bottles at official meetingsicon

Da Nang bans plastic bottles at official meetings

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
26/04/2019

The Danang City authorities have asked local departments to stop using plastic products at work and banned plastic bottles at official meetings and conferences.