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Mountains of hazardous waste covered by tarpaulin in Thai Nguyen cityicon
FEATURE22/03/20210

Mountains of hazardous waste covered by tarpaulin in Thai Nguyen city

After VietNamNet reported about thousands of tons of furnace dust discharged from the steel refining process of Thai Nguyen Iron and Steel JSC (Tisco) in Thai Nguyen City, the owner of the waste took action.

 
Giving plastic waste a new lifeicon

Giving plastic waste a new life

VIDEO
17/06/2020

Everyone can protect the environment in many ways, including recycling plastic waste. In response to World Environment Day 2020, let’s meet some youngsters who have given plastic waste a new life!

More than 100 people join hands to clean Ninh Thuan's polluted beachicon

More than 100 people join hands to clean Ninh Thuan's polluted beach

PHOTOS
21/02/2020

More than 100 people have helped collect rubbish on a beach in the southern central province of Ninh Thuan. 

The plastic ingestion scourgeicon

The plastic ingestion scourge

FEATURE
10/02/2020

Plastics undoubtedly affect our environment – and they are shaping up to be an emerging threat to human health as with every breath and every bite, plastics are entering our bodies – without researchers having a full grasp of the implications. 

Zero-waste startups: From good cause to circular economyicon

Zero-waste startups: From good cause to circular economy

FEATURE
21/12/2019

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

Bac Lieu faces rubbish problem as waste treatment project stagnatesicon

Bac Lieu faces rubbish problem as waste treatment project stagnates

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
02/12/2019

The southern province of Bac Lieu is facing rising mounds of rubbish while the waste treatment plant project is stagnant.

Nearly 90% of Hanoi's sewage ends up in riversicon

Nearly 90% of Hanoi's sewage ends up in rivers

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
13/10/2019

Nearly 90 per cent of the country’s urban sewage is discharged untreated directly into waterways, according to a report by the Ministry of Construction.

Ba Ria-Vung Tau’s beaches full of wasteicon

Ba Ria-Vung Tau’s beaches full of waste

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
09/10/2019

Tonnes of garbage have been discovered dumped on beaches in southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau City.

Ha Tinh: Mountainous town battles waste disposal headacheicon

Ha Tinh: Mountainous town battles waste disposal headache

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
19/08/2019

A town in the central province of Ha Tinh is struggling with waste disposal following the closure of a landfill, while local residents oppose a new dumping ground.

Health sector asked to minimise plastic wasteicon

Health sector asked to minimise plastic waste

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
02/08/2019

Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien has signed an instruction asking organisations in the health sector to strictly minimise plastic waste.