Tons of Covid-19 healthcare waste treated

Tons of Covid-19 healthcare waste treated

Ms. Nguyen Thi Thanh My, Deputy Director of the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Natural Resources and Environment, has just said that, as of June 30, 2022, 18,684,360 tons of Covid-19 healthcare waste in the city have been collected and treated. 
Vietnam’s first recycled plastic-made school inaugurated

Vietnam’s first recycled plastic-made school inaugurated

A kindergarten school made of recycled plastic – the first of this kind in Vietnam, was put into operation on September 9 in Cao Son commune in Muong Khuong district of the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai.
WB recommends roadmap for phasing out single-use plastics in Vietnam

WB recommends roadmap for phasing out single-use plastics in Vietnam

To address plastic pollution, Vietnam needs a progressive phase-out, accompanied by the promotion of viable alternatives and an improved solid waste management system, Moderndiplomacy.eu has said, citing a newly-released study by World Bank (WB).
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.
Enterprises promote post-production recycling

Enterprises promote post-production recycling

In the circular economy associated with green growth that Vietnam is aiming for, by-products and waste in the production process are considered renewable resources.
Brands go green

Brands go green

More than 90 percent of domestic enterprises have had activities to convert to the circular economy model in various degrees, according to the result of a survey by the Vietnam Business Council for Sustainable Development (VBCSD) announced in early October this year, showing a positive signal in Vietnam's roadmap towards a circular economy.
Vietnam sets to significantly cut use of single-use plastics by 2025

Vietnam sets to significantly cut use of single-use plastics by 2025

Vietnam aims to use 100 percent of environmentally-friendly plastic bags and packaging at shopping malls and supermarkets by 2025, according to a project on strengthening management of plastic waste in Vietnam approved by Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh on July 22.
Bioplastic start-up begins green journey

Bioplastic start-up begins green journey

Having worked in biopolymer research for more than a decade, Doan Van Tung in Ho Chi Minh City began his adventure by founding the iGreen development company in 2020 – a start-up promoting bioplastic production as an alternative to polluting fossil-based plastic.