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First plastic waste project to launch in Da Nang

First plastic waste project to launch in Da Nang

The central city of Da Nang’s Environment and Urban Company (URENCO), in cooperation with EverGreen Labs Consultant and EverGreen Social ventures, will start a pilot project on plastic waste recycling in the city later this year.

Ban on single-use plastic bags

Ban on single-use plastic bags

The Cabinet on November 12, 2019 approved the campaign for a ban on single-use plastic bags in supermarkets, convenience stores, and shopping malls, starting from January 1, 2020 onwards.

Vietnam seeks to reduce plastic waste in ocean

Vietnam seeks to reduce plastic waste in ocean

Vietnam will do its best to remove 75% of the plastic waste in the ocean by 2030, based on the initiatives outlined in a national action plan on the management of plastic waste in the ocean, issued by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

Marine plastic pollution needs thorough solutions

Marine plastic pollution needs thorough solutions

Vietnam has been listed as one of the top five plastic polluters in the world, so eco-friendly technical solutions and the use of bio-degradable plastic products need urgent promotion, participants at a workshop heard on November 29 in Hanoi.

Central province to promote zero waste tourism

Central province to promote zero waste tourism

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.

Hoang Hanh to compete at Miss Earth 2019

Hoang Hanh to compete at Miss Earth 2019

VOV.VN -Hoang Hanh, a native of Nghe An province, is set to represent Vietnam during the Miss Earth 2019 beauty pageant, according to the competition’s official fan page.

Hai Phong strengthens beach clean-up operations

Hai Phong strengthens beach clean-up operations

VOV.VN - Alongside residents of the northern port city of Hai Phong, Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Vo Tuan Nhan joined a clean-up of Do Son beach on September 12, calling on organisations, businesses, and people to work together towards a cleaner world.

Quang Nam tourism eyes zero plastic waste

Quang Nam tourism eyes zero plastic waste

A conference on sustainable tourism development of the central province of Quang Nam, themed “Zero plastic waste tourism”, took place in the locality on September 9.

Education model introduced to reduce plastic waste

Education model introduced to reduce plastic waste

The Meet Vietnam Association, the Loyola University Chicago and the International Geographical Union held an international symposium in the central province of Binh Dinh on August 19 on reducing ocean plastic waste: education model for educationalists.

Health ministry takes measures to curb plastic waste

Health ministry takes measures to curb plastic waste

The Ministry of Health (MoH) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) co-organised a national teleconference in Hanoi on August 16 on the deployment of measures to minimise the use of plastic waste in the health sector.

Environment awareness raised among youth

Environment awareness raised among youth

A campaign to reduce plastic waste was launched in Huu Lung district, the northern mountainous province of Lang Son, on August 14 to raise awareness among youngsters about the damaging impact of the rubbish.

Quang Nam launches campaign to clean up beaches, reduce plastic waste

Quang Nam launches campaign to clean up beaches, reduce plastic waste

VOV.VN - Youth union members in the central province of Quang Nam in colloboration with the youth union of the Ministry of Public Security launched a campaign on August 14 to clean up beaches and say ‘no’ to plastic waste on the island commune of Tam Hai in Nui Thanh district.

Hanoi says no to plastic bags, disposable plastic products

Hanoi says no to plastic bags, disposable plastic products

Enterprises in Hanoi have implemented many concrete and practical action programmes to prevent the use of plastic bags and disposable plastic products in response to the city’s joint efforts to fight plastic waste in industrial production and consumer distribution.