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Survey finds public lacks knowledge about pollution levelsicon

Survey finds public lacks knowledge about pollution levels

Contrary to the perception that the community ‘is shouting for help’, many people are not complaining much about pollution, while business households are indifferent to the problem.

 
Vietnam to start plastic waste reduction action planicon

Vietnam to start plastic waste reduction action plan

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
08/01/2020

Vietnamese authorities have started many plans and programmes in order to reduce ocean plastic waste.

HCM City begins work on first hazardous waste treatment planticon

HCM City begins work on first hazardous waste treatment plant

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
21/12/2019

Ho Chi Minh City started work on its first industrial and hazardous waste treatment and recycling plant in Binh Chanh district on December 20.

Vietnam needs reasonable policies to develop WTE technologyicon

Vietnam needs reasonable policies to develop WTE technology

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
16/12/2019

It requires huge investment capital to build waste-to-electricity (WTE) plants with high technologies. Meanwhile, enterprises are meeting many barriers, especially in policies.

Tourist sites in Vietnam will be plastic waste freeicon

Tourist sites in Vietnam will be plastic waste free

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
08/12/2019

Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has issued a national action plan on ocean plastic waste management by 2030.

HCM City faces rubbish collecting difficultiesicon

HCM City faces rubbish collecting difficulties

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
12/11/2019

HCM City is facing difficulties collecting over 9,000 tonnes of domestic rubbish every day.

Vietnam consumes 938 million plastic bags weekly: surveyicon

Vietnam consumes 938 million plastic bags weekly: survey

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
04/11/2019

The principle that waste is a kind of resource that can be used should be included in an amendment in the Law on Environmental Protection if Vietnam wants to minimize plastic waste.

Startup bridges parties to have better waste treatmenticon

Startup bridges parties to have better waste treatment

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
23/10/2019

Treating waste is not an easy task in Vietnam. A start-up has chosen for itself the tough job of connecting various parties for treating waste. 

Online waste-trading market created by environmentally conscious youthicon

Online waste-trading market created by environmentally conscious youth

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
21/10/2019

With an online waste market, people can call for scrap dealers to collect waste, give away junk to the needy, and make payments for waste online.

HCM City: Waste collection crisis proves mind-bogglingicon

HCM City: Waste collection crisis proves mind-boggling

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
04/10/2019

Recycling or incinerating the 10,000 tons of waste produced per day in Ho Chi Minh City is no easy task. The outdated and mostly unregulated waste collecting system only adds more obstacles to the situation.

Trillions of VND of agricultural by-products burnt each yearicon

Trillions of VND of agricultural by-products burnt each year

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
22/09/2019

Vietnam produces 50 tons of crop by-products yearly, but most of it is burned and not used as another resource.

Vietnam sets goals to reduce plastic wasteicon

Vietnam sets goals to reduce plastic waste

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
20/09/2019

The Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment (MONRE) has decided that Vietnam has to control ocean plastic waste at source, on the mainland and on the sea.

Achievements in urbanization must not be covered with garbageicon

Achievements in urbanization must not be covered with garbage

FEATURE
18/09/2019

People throughout the country will join forces to eliminate landfills and build a waste treatment industry, contributing a new achievement to the urbanization process.

More money poured into waste-to-electricity plants in Vietnamicon

More money poured into waste-to-electricity plants in Vietnam

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
17/09/2019

The domestic waste treatment market, worth VND7.3-9.8 trillion, continues to attract new investments and technologies.

Enterprises lack legal framework for circular economy modelicon

Enterprises lack legal framework for circular economy model

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
06/09/2019

Many enterprises are trying the circular economy model to save input materials and strive for sustainable development, but progress is impeded by the lack of a leader.

Vietnam struggles in fight against plastic wasteicon

Vietnam struggles in fight against plastic waste

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
06/09/2019

Vietnam is among the countries discharging the most plastic waste worldwide, while its recycling rate is low and its policies have failed to cope with the increase in plastic waste, according to a released report by Ipsos Business Consulting.

Da Nang plans to separate recyclable wasteicon

Da Nang plans to separate recyclable waste

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
05/09/2019

Da Nang will spend an estimated VND8.54 trillion on investment projects to classify and recycle solid household waste, according to a plan issued by the municipal government.

Sorting garbage at source still faces delaysicon

Sorting garbage at source still faces delays

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
04/09/2019

Hanoi asked local residents to sort domestic waste at source 10 years ago in a pilot program. The municipal authorities have also passed regulations to implement this on a large scale. However, everything remains on paper.