Education model introduced to reduce plastic waste

The Meet Vietnam Association, the Loyola University Chicago and the International Geographical Union held an international symposium in the central province of Binh Dinh on August 19 on reducing ocean plastic waste: education model for educationalists. 

As part of the event, scientists and environmentalists from US universities offered an environment training course for teachers from 10 local high schools, including environment science and sustainable development, human impacts on sea environment, impacts of plastic wastes on environment and economic development, reuse of plastic wastes, environment pollution management policies in Vietnam, and education’s importance to environmental protection. 

The model will be later piloted in other cities and provinces.

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