The owners of 44 hotels, homestays, villas and restaurants as well as travel agencies in the central province of Quảng Nam have agreed to take action to reduce the plastic waste their businesses release into the environment.
Ho Chi Minh City will enforce regulations on garbage sorting on November 24, with fine of up to VND20 million (over US$850) to be imposed on those who fail to comply with the rules.
Small earthworms hide giant benefits that have not been fully exploited in Vietnam’s agriculture. The hope that they will be used more widely and be less expensive has motivated 25-year-old Le Minh Vuong to keep pursuing his studies of worms during the past five years.
Renewable green energy will be created from organic waste discharged in industrial-agricultural activities in the Mekong Delta region through a new project funded by the Japanese government.