Ho Chi Minh City is now treating hazardous medical and industrial waste by high-tech methods at two plants, but by 2020 the city will need additional plant capacity as well as more private investment when public funding runs out.
Vietnam aims to develop the environmental industry into an important economic sector by 2025, which meets the demand for protecting the environment and gradually exports eco-friendly and competitive technologies, services and equipment.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade has agreed in principle to allow Kim Phuc Ha One Member Liability Limited Company to export 300,000 tonnes of steel furnace dust to China.
The waste mud illegally dumped in Ky Anh town of the central province of Ha Tinh is a mixture of industrial and hazardous waste, and both its owner, Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Co. Ltd, and the dumper must bear responsibility.
Though experts and policy makers all admit the great advantages of ecological industrial zones (eco IP or EIP), they think such IZs cannot be developed in Vietnam at this time.
(VOV) - The Vietnamese Government has paid great effort to improve environment improvement capacity and the quality of life for citizens.
(VOV) -Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) on August 5 met to discuss the possibility of constructing a modernised waste facility in Vietnam utilising the hazardous waste electronic manifest system (“e-Manifest”).
(VOV) -The New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) of Japan has granted 1,770 million Japanese yen (over VND472.1 million) in non-refundable aid to a Hanoi-based plant to generate electricity from waste.