A representative of the Soc Son waste-to-energy Plant affirmed that technically the plant can be put into operation but some administrative procedures are still needed.
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.
How to treat used face masks is a new problem emerging during the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.
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.
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.
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.
Wind and solar power plants will emit huge amounts of waste of up to hundreds of thousands of tons in the next 10 years.
Zero waste programme is taking shape in Vietnam to adopt a more eco-friendly lifestyle. Let’s find out how the green initiative has changed people’s thinking and habit.
Wind and solar power has been developing at lightening speed in Vietnam recently. Now is the time to think about dealing with the equipment when it’s life cycle ends.
HCM City will need to adopt advanced energy-efficient waste-treatment technologies that safeguard the environment, and seek recycling technology to achieve a circular economy, experts said.
The Vietnamese Government has set a goal to raise the rate of solid waste collected and safely treated to 100 per cent in 2050 as part of the freshly approved national strategy on green growth for 2021-2030.
Thai Nguyen has decided to impose a fine of VND565 million on violations of the environmental protection law, following a series of VietNamNet’s reports last March.
The Government of Norway will provide US$1.3 million for a project to scale up integrated and inclusive waste management models by empowering the informal sector and fostering the circular economy in Vietnam.