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.


Volunteers of the Earth Hour campaign are cleaning their neighborhood to make it greener. (Photo: SGGP)

Earth Hour 2020 comes online to promote awareness of plastic waste

The campaign Earth Hour 2020 is going to take place on March 28. However, in such a sensitive time of the Covid-19 pandemic, more than 200 nations, including Vietnam, have moved most of their propaganda activities online to continue raising people awareness of environment protection.

Ministry forms alliance to develop plastic waste management

Ministry forms alliance to develop plastic waste management

A public-private partnership agreement on building the circular economy in plastic waste management in Vietnam has been signed for the first time by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE), Dow Chemical Vietnam Limited Company, SCG Group, and Unilever Vietnam International Co. Ltd on February 19.