solid waste treatment

Urban infrastructure development key to country's economic growth

Urban infrastructure development key to country's economic growth

At a workshop on Vietnam's economic development motivation 2023 organized by the Ministry of Construction on December 14, scientists and economists released assessments on the current situation, opportunities, investment potentiality and challenges for the construction sector and economic sectors, and proposed many solutions to create a driving force for economic growth. 
Five roads connecting HCMC, Long An Province to be built soon

Five roads connecting HCMC, Long An Province to be built soon

The Office of the People's Committee of Ho Chi Minh City announced the conclusion of the meeting between the People's Committee of HCMC and the People's Committee of Long An Province on socio-economic development cooperation, traffic projects, and green environmental technology park projects.
Waste-to-energy plants should be added to national power development plan soon

Waste-to-energy plants should be added to national power development plan soon

To solve the remaining shortcomings in the collection, transportation, and treatment of waste for Ho Chi Minh City, many environmental experts said that it is necessary to improve the quality of the activities of the people-founded garbage collection force, improving the capacity of the official garbage collectors, converting technology from landfilling to incineration for power generation.
Waste collection in HCMC. (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC proposes 8 solutions for citywide waste management

The investigation team of the National Assembly Committee on Science, Technology and Environment yesterday had a working session with Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee about the management of waste collection and treatment. There were 8 proposals introduced by HCMC in order to tackle existing problems in in waste management in the city.

HCMC eyes advanced waste-management technologies

HCMC eyes advanced waste-management technologies

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Natural Resources and Environment is promoting the application of advanced technologies in waste management in order to manage effectively large amounts of waste generated in the city.
Using technologies can minimize inadequacies in waste collection now

HCMC implementing technologies in waste treatment

Statistics from the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Natural Resources and Environment reveal that each day, the city releases 9,500 tonnes of household waste. With such a huge amount of waste, there are inadequacies in collection and treatment, asking for urgent implementation of advanced technologies to improve the performance.

HCMC makes efforts to build environmentally friendly city

HCMC makes efforts to build environmentally friendly city

Along with the achievements in socio-economic development, Ho Chi Minh City is facing many challenges in terms of environmental pollution from its economic growth and urbanization process. Accordingly, the southern metropolis has been making efforts to build environmentally friendly city as protecting the environment is essential to sustainable economic growth.
HCMC proposes to build law on regional link

HCMC proposes to build law on regional link

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has just submitted a report to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment on the implementation process of the Resolution No.120 of the Government on sustainable and climate-resilient development of the Mekong Delta.
Traffic bottleneck in Western gateway of HCMC needs removing

Traffic bottleneck in Western gateway of HCMC needs removing

For many years, traffic at the gateways of Ho Chi Minh City has always been overloaded. Especially, the direction to the Mekong Delta provinces is often congested. Although the number of transport infrastructure investment projects in this area is not small, the number of deployed projects is not high.
HCMC makes efforts to keep the environment green, clean and beautiful

HCMC makes efforts to keep the environment green, clean and beautiful

More and more people are committed to environmental protection; as a result, many black spots of pollution are cleared and waste produced by daily activities in Ho Chi Minh City is collected and treated properly. City authorities have been calling for investors to join in the treatment of waste. These are outstanding results in the environmental protection work of Ho Chi Minh City in 2021.
HCMC Metro Line 1

HCMC proposes adding more works into list of national projects

Related to results of implementation of the national projects calling for foreign investment from now to 2020 which was approved by the Prime Minister, besides 11 current construction projects, HCMC’s government has proposed the Ministry of Planning and Investment to add more 7 new projects into the list, announced the Office of the municipal People’s Committee on January 12.
Workers remove garbage from the Ba Luu Canal in HCM City’s District 8. (Photo: VNS)

HCM City draws up master plan on solid waste

HCM City is drawing up a master plan on solid waste management and treatment for the next five years, aiming to have 100 percent of its domestic solid waste to be collected and treated and at least 80 percent of solid household waste classified at source.
Waste sorting at a collection point in District 1. (Photo: SGGP)

Waste sorting scheme strongly promoted in HCMC

The program to classify household solid waste has been carried out widely in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) for a long time, and has proved effective in improving land pollution in the city. Statistics from HCMC Institute for Development Studies reveal that in 2019, 87.4 percent of families here have done waste sorting, greatly contributing to protecting the environment and applying other similar campaigns in the near future.