VOV.VN - Plastic bags, bottles and other disposable items are among the most common littered objects polluting and destroying the environment and impacting people’s health.
Vietnam uses landfills but its cities are running out of space and people are unhappy with their pollution threat and, especially, odor.
Coal-fired thermal power plants in Vietnam release about 16.4 million tonnes of ash and cinder each year and are forecasted to discharge about 20.5 million tonnes by 2020, a report of the National Assembly (NA)’s Committee on Science, Technology and Environment has revealed.
Ho Chi Minh City calls on Russian firms from Saint Petersburg city to share experience in addressing issues in urban building and development such as traffic jam, waste and sewage treatment, and green energy.
The Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources on July 13 asked the People’s Committees of Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Thua Thien-Hue to maintain strict supervision on waste discharges from the Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Limited Company.
Administration of public lands should be tightened to increase Ho Chi Minh City’s revenues, a city People’s Council meeting heard recently.
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VOV.VN - Residents of Hanoi are now utilizing power generated from their own trash, thanks to a landfill waste-to-energy joint venture between the city and NEDO, one of the largest public research and development management organizations in Japan.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on March 18 inspected a waste-to-energy (WTE) technology model – a made-in-Vietnam invention successfully applied in Dong Van 2 industrial park in the northern province on Ha Nam.
The central city of Da Nang plans to increase the use of liquid fertiliser made from organic waste in its farms and public gardens, a local official said.
The company reportedly directed coal sludge into the Thi Vai River in Dong Nai Province.
VOV.VN - Thousands of small dead fish have washed ashore on October 1-2 at West Lake in Hanoi, the start of a fish kill that locals are saying is one of the worst they can remember.
Pollution in HCM City canals is worsening as large quantities of household and industrial wastewater, as well as rubbish, are being discharged or dumped into city canals, according to the city’s Department of Natural Resources and Environment.
While all the wastes of the Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Co. Ltd illegally buried at a farm in Ky Anh town, the central province of Ha Tinh, have been removed, the firm has been found to dump waste at another landfill in the same town.
VOV.VN - Police, local officials and environmental agencies are investigating the tipping of more than 100 metric tons of waste originating from a Formosa Plastics manufacturing plant in the north-central province of Ha Tinh at a local farm.
While the dumping of waste by the Formosa Ha Tinh Company in Ky Anh district of central Ha Tinh province still seems a hot topic, the company has been denounced for burying its waste at Thien Cam landfill in Cam Xuyen district one year earlier.
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has asked for prompt inspection of the dumping of waste by the Hung Hiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Limited Company.
Several foreign countries recycle and reuse waste to protect the environment and save natural resources, but this has not received the attention it merits in Vietnam, environmental experts said.
A Japanese firm producing organic waste treatment systems is seeking a cooperation opportunity to run a trial in the Mekong Delta City of Can Tho.
The exponential growth of the information technology industry in recent years is posing a significant risk to the environment, as the disposal of electrical and electronic equipment waste rapidly expands.