Hanoi has plans for 17 waste treatment sites, but only three are operating.
Hanoi needs urgent, optimal solution for waste treatment capacity
Hanoi: Many areas flooded with garbage
Fees charged for recycling to take effect in 2024
HCM City seeks to prevent illegal waste dumping
Vietnam needs to look into recycling discarded vehicles: experts
Vietnam’s first recycled plastic-made school inaugurated
Policies on household solid waste still display inadequacy
New initiative to recycle 3,000 tonnes of cartons
Con Dao Island faces rising amount of waste
Refusing to sort garbage will result in fines from August
Hanoi’s waste-to-energy plant still on trial run as garbage piles up on streets
Vietnam losses US$3 billion/year from waste
How to turn waste into resources?
Vietnam among 20 countries with largest plastic waste discharge
Vietnam discharges about 1.8 million tons of plastic waste each year. It is one of 20 countries with the largest amount of plastic waste in the world.
Domestic waste fee to be charged based on volume
Solid waste classification at source and volume-based waste fee collection must be implemented by 2024, according to the roadmap of the new Environment Law which took effect on January 1, 2022.
Concerns over discarded face masks and the circular economy
How to treat used face masks is a new problem emerging during the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.
Vietnam’s largest waste-to-power plant to become operational soon
A plant to generate electricity from waste in Hanoi, with a capacity of handling 4,000 tonnes of solid refuse daily, is expected to become operational by the end of this month.
HCM City to treat all domestic waste with incineration, recycling by 2030
The HCM City Department of Natural Resources and Environment targets increasing the volume of domestic waste treated with incineration and recycling technologies to at least 80 per cent by 2025 and 100 per cent by 2030.
Finding sustainable waste management solutions for Hanoi
The capital Hanoi is one of the biggest and most modern cities in the country, but its waste treatment capacity does not match the growth of the city.