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Zero waste systems could create more than 18,000 jobs in HCM Cityicon

Zero waste systems could create more than 18,000 jobs in HCM City

Ho Chi Minh City could create more than 18,000 new jobs if the city were to recover 80 percent of recyclable and organic material in its waste stream, a new study has revealed.

 
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.

Small contributions, big impacticon

Small contributions, big impact

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
20/12/2020

“Changing Mindset Little by Little” is what Denise Truong, a French Chinese lady, is trying to leave through her Trash Hero Ho Chi Minh project here in HCMC

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.

HCM City reduces illegal littering after two-year efforticon

HCM City reduces illegal littering after two-year effort

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
15/12/2020

Nearly VND20 billion (US$863,000) in fines has been collected from 10,848 cases involving illegal discharge of waste, following a two-year effort in HCM City to encourage people not to throw waste into waterways and public spaces.

Hoa Binh residents block rubbish trucks to protest against pollutionicon

Hoa Binh residents block rubbish trucks to protest against pollution

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
13/12/2020

Residents in Cao Hai Village, Hoa Binh City have prevented vehicles transporting waste to a local dumping site due to serious pollution.

Construction waste should be recycled: expertsicon

Construction waste should be recycled: experts

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
10/12/2020

As Vietnam is undergoing infrastructure development which brings mounting waste, recycling construction waste is necessary because it will not only take advantage of the resource but also protect the environment, experts have said.

HCM City sets aside land for waste transfer stationsicon

HCM City sets aside land for waste transfer stations

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
09/12/2020

HCM City authorities are allocating land for installation of standard waste transfer stations, the city Department of Natural Resources and Environment has said.

Local packaging manufacturers go greenicon

Local packaging manufacturers go green

BUSINESS
08/12/2020

Using environmentally friendly and recycled packaging has become a worldwide trend, forcing packaging manufacturers to adapt.

Illegal dumping remains rampant in Hanoiicon

Illegal dumping remains rampant in Hanoi

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
08/12/2020

It is quite common to see rubbish dumping on many streets in Hanoi, which has become a thorny issue in the city for many years.

From waste comes green products and vital jobsicon

From waste comes green products and vital jobs

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
06/12/2020

After giving a great deal of thought as to how to reduce the amount of waste that at times got out of hand in Da Nang, Tran Thi Hong, a native of the central coastal city, began to produce her own safe dish wash from organic household waste.

Domestic solid waste surges 46 percent in 10 yearsicon

Domestic solid waste surges 46 percent in 10 years

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
30/11/2020

Vietnam saw a 46 percent rise in the volume of domestic solid waste in the 2010-2019 period, according to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.

Illegal dumping in public still plagues Hanoiicon

Illegal dumping in public still plagues Hanoi

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
28/11/2020

Littering in public areas has been a problem for many years in big cities and Hanoi is no exception.

Urban sanitation company owes salaries, Hanoi streets full of garbageicon

Urban sanitation company owes salaries, Hanoi streets full of garbage

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
24/11/2020

For a week, the streets of Yen Phu ward in Tay Ho district in Hanoi were flooded with garbage. Piles of waste were along streets, discharging a bad smell.

Hanoi struggles to deal with landfill pollutionicon

Hanoi struggles to deal with landfill pollution

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
09/11/2020

Hundreds of litres of chemicals have been used to remove the stench and kill flies in Nam Son landfill, Hanoi's biggest landfill.

Hanoi’s landfills overloadedicon

Hanoi’s landfills overloaded

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
04/11/2020

All landfill waste sites in Hanoi are overloaded, while many waste treatment projects in the city remain on paper.

Waste treatment still a problem for Hanoiicon

Waste treatment still a problem for Hanoi

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
31/10/2020

Nguyen Manh Hung, head of Technical Infrastructure Division under the Hanoi Department of Construction speaks about difficulties in resolving garbage crisis in the city.