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Latest News about plastic waste

BioPlas founder seeks capital to expand production of degradable bio-plasticsicon

BioPlas founder seeks capital to expand production of degradable bio-plastics

BioPlas is one of the most interesting and inspiring projects of the Shark Tank TV Show series, where startups meet "sharks" to seek investors.

 
Tons of hazardous waste left uncovered in Thai Nguyen provinceicon

Tons of hazardous waste left uncovered in Thai Nguyen province

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
20/03/2021

Thousands of tons of furnace dust at the Thai Nguyen Iron and Steel JSC (Tisco) have been left uncovered outdoors in central Thai Nguyen province.

Plastic bags and products still plague Hanoiicon

Plastic bags and products still plague Hanoi

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
06/03/2021

The use of plastic bags and products in traditional markets and shops continues to plague Hanoi.

University lecturer works to reduce plastic wasteicon

University lecturer works to reduce plastic waste

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
02/03/2021

A Vietnamese university lecturer has won a prize in the UNDP’s Ending Plastic Pollution Innovation Challenge.

A second life for plastic wasteicon

A second life for plastic waste

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
02/02/2021

Nestor Catalan, a Spanish man who has been living in Vietnam for many years, is determined to spend the rest of his life working for what he deems meaningful projects. PLASTICPeople is one of them.

Vietnamese firms to tackle plastic pollution in Ha Long Bayicon

Vietnamese firms to tackle plastic pollution in Ha Long Bay

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
29/01/2021

Three Vietnamese companies have won a regional challenge to combat plastic waste in Ha Long Bay.

Supermarket coalition expected to help cut use of plastic bagsicon

Supermarket coalition expected to help cut use of plastic bags

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
19/01/2021

An initiative to form a supermarket coalition is being developed with the support of the EU and the German Government, aiming to reduce the use of plastic shopping bags and protect the environment.

Students produce bricks from plastic wasteicon

Students produce bricks from plastic waste

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
19/01/2021

Recycling is a particularly useful measure in cutting plastic waste. Let’s find out more about a recycling project in Ho Chi Minh City where a group of students have managed to produce building bricks from plastic waste.

Efforts made to reduce plastic waste in oceansicon

Efforts made to reduce plastic waste in oceans

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
11/01/2021

Great strides have been made in the past to reduce the amount of plastic waste in the ocean around Vietnam, but more effort is needed to tackle the growing problem. 

Office worker leaves city to live in mountainous area, sets up business and donates to charityicon

Office worker leaves city to live in mountainous area, sets up business and donates to charity

FEATURE
08/01/2021

Yen refused a good job and a comfortable life in a city three years ago to settle down in a mountainous area, even amid criticism that she was an eccentric woman.

Efforts made to reduce plastic waste in oceansicon

Efforts made to reduce plastic waste in oceans

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
03/01/2021

The Vietnamese Government has over the past time exerted a great deal of effort in addressing plastic waste in oceans by introducing various policies and regulations to tackle the scourge.

University students make bricks from plastic wasteicon

University students make bricks from plastic waste

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
29/12/2020

A team of third-year students at the HCM City University of Technology has developed lightweight bricks from plastic waste.

Environment ministry kicks off National Plastics Action Partnershipicon

Environment ministry kicks off National Plastics Action Partnership

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
24/12/2020

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment kicked off the National Plastics Action Partnership and the Mitigating Marine Plastic Debris Project in Vietnam yesterday.

Young man starts initiative to reduce plastic wasteicon

Young man starts initiative to reduce plastic waste

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
20/12/2020

Pham Thanh Tri from Quang Ngai founded EcoFish Vietnam to teach young people to classify and reuse plastic waste.

Cham Islands take action on plastic wasteicon

Cham Islands take action on plastic waste

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
10/12/2020

The ancient town of Hoi An, in co-operation with UNESCO, has launched the 2020 Plastic Action Day, boosting drastic activities in protecting the ocean and saying ‘No’ to single-use plastic products.

PepsiCo Vietnam & partners launch initiative to increase awareness in plastic waste managementicon

PepsiCo Vietnam & partners launch initiative to increase awareness in plastic waste management

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
12/11/2020

PepsiCo Vietnam and its partners, the Center of Education and Development (CED) and National Economics University (NEU), have kicked off a 2-year project called “Increase awareness in plastic waste management”.

Students, enterprises work to reduce plastic waste in Vietnamicon

Students, enterprises work to reduce plastic waste in Vietnam

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
24/10/2020

Nguyen Thi Ngoc, a student at Hanoi University of Science and Technology and a member of the Green Eye Group in the Youth for Environment Project, has proposed that customers should be allowed to take their used milk cartons or bottles

Despite campaign, Hanoi’s markets still flooded with plastic wasteicon

Despite campaign, Hanoi’s markets still flooded with plastic waste

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
18/10/2020

It has been more than a year since the fight against plastic waste was launched on a national scale and despite claims of success by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment,