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Drinks bottles and can deposit return scheme proposed

 People in England will soon have to pay a deposit when they buy drinks bottles and cans in a bid to boost recycling and cut waste.

Electronic waste still cannot be recycled in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge - The ‘mountain of electronic waste’ in Vietnam is receiving an additional 100,000 tons of waste each year. 

HCM City waste plants to generate electricity

 VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City plans to reduce environmental pollution by reducing the rate of buried waste to under 40 per cent by the end of the year.

Hanoi “garbage village” survives as local gov’t has no power to stop it

The uncontrolled development of waste recycling, which has caused pollution, has turned Xa Cau Hamlet in Quang Phu Cau Commune in the suburb district of Ung Hoa into the largest “garbage village” in Hanoi.

Saigon man recycles trash into treasure

 VietNamNet Bridge - Tong Van Thom, a waste collector in HCM City, has amassed a large quantity of vintage rubbish, which he skillfully turns into unique items.

Vietnam spends more money on waste recycling

The government, in the policy on sustainable development, has stated that the waste management is the key task of the environment protection activities, while 3R (reduction, reuse, recycle) solutions have been highlighted.

HCM City converts junk plastic bags to synthetic diesel

VietNamNet Bridge – While efforts in Ho Chi Minh City to reduce consumption of plastic bags have failed, recycling of junk plastic waste into diesel oil has opened new grounds for reuse of waste material.

Turning garbage into useful products

With the MBT-CD.08 technology, the Hanoi-based Hydraulic Machinery company can turn garbage into useful products such as unburned bricks, fuel pellets and PO oil.