Ho Chi Minh City started work on its first industrial and hazardous waste treatment and recycling plant in Binh Chanh district on December 20.
VOV.VN - A ceremony was held to mark the inauguration of Viet Avis, Vietnam’s most modern poultry processing plant, in Hoang Quy commune of Hoang Hoa district in Thanh Hoa province on October 24.
Only 20 percent of Vietnam's 660 landfills are "hygienic," according to Nguyen Huu Dung, director of the Vietnam Institute for Urban Environment and Technology.
Authorities in Hoi An are seeking measures to deal with the rising amount of waste.
The industrial production index of the northern province of Vinh Phuc in August increased by 1.6 percent from the previous month and 12 percent from the same period last year.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and Packaging Recycling Organization Vietnam (PRO Vietnam) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Hanoi on September 11 on the basis of shared objective, vision and responsibilities in driving the circular economy in Vietnam through activities in reducing, separating, collecting and recycling waste.
Hanoi asked local residents to sort domestic waste at source 10 years ago in a pilot program. The municipal authorities have also passed regulations to implement this on a large scale. However, everything remains on pape
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment’s Vietnam Environment Administration (VAE) organised a seminar in Ho Chi Minh City on June 12, selecting a waste treatment model that suitable for Vietnam’s development conditions.
Vietnam Waste Solutions (VWS) have gifted two eco-friendly garbage trucks each to Ho Chi Minh City and Long An and Kien Giang provinces.
Da Nang has launched a campaign to call on the community to ‘Say No’ to single-use plastic products to deal with pollution and waste treatment costs.
Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha was grilled about serious pollution in Nhue and Day rivers at the National Assembly on October 30, the first day of Question-and-Answer at the NA’s on-going 6th session.
Residents in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 7 have demanded that authorities should resolve the environmental problems caused by Da Phuoc solid waste treatment complex and the bad odour from its landfill.
A mobile application was launched by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources of Ho Chi Minh City on June 21 to teach people how to classify solid waste at home.
The Vietnamese Government, ministries and localities always welcome advanced and environmentally-friendly waste treatment technologies at reasonable prices, Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has said.
Ho Chi Minh City was able to reach four of its 16 goals in pollution reduction as part of its 2016-2020 programme to reduce pollution, local officials said at a recent conference.
VOV.VN - Ho Chi Minh City leaders have pledged to offer the best possible conditions for Swedish businesses to research and invest in fields which are in line with the city’s development orientations such as smart city building, waste treatment, and seaport development.
Kien Hai island district in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang wants investment of more than VND230 billion (US$10.12 million) in several new projects to boost its tourism industry.
The Binh Duong waste treatment complex, the second stage, was put into use in Ben Cat town, the southern province of Binh Duong on January 10 after 18 months of construction, four months ahead of schedule.
Seychelles wants to cooperate with Hanoi in a project to develop plasma gasification waste treatment models, said Nico Barito, Assistant to President of the Republic of Seychelles.
The Medical Environment Management Agency has announced that 478 out of 543 hospitals across Vietnam have well-operating waste treatment systems, accounting for 88% of the total.