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Project for Mekong River without waste kicks off

A waste reduction and circular economy project for Mekong River was launched at a ceremony in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on May 18.Titled ‘Zero Waste to Mekong River: Pilot Circular Economy model for Floating markets in Can Tho’, it is sponsored by ...

Domestic waste fee to be charged based on volume

Solid waste classification at source and volume-based waste fee collection must be implemented by 2024, according to the roadmap of the new Environment Law which took effect on January 1, 2022This is an amended point of the new law, requiring households and individuals to sort ...

EPR helps Vietnam build a 'green’ recycling industry: experts

While affirming the role of extended producer responsibility (EPR) in supporting waste treatment and the circular economy is closely linked to each other, many experts believed that the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) needs to come up with a roadmap for the implementation ...

Youth and Innovation for Ocean initiative launched

UNESCO has launched the “Youth and Innovation for Ocean” initiative to promote the role of young people and young scientists in putting forward innovative and practical solutions to reducing, reusing, recycling, and managing plastic waste in coastal regions of Vietnam.The initiative is under a partnership ...

Vietnam makes a mess of waste management

Unclear delineation of the roles of state agencies in managing waste has made a mess of sorting and collecting trash in Vietnam. Vietnam is sorting trash in four different ways and one type of trash is put under the eyes of up to six ministries.Vietnam still ...

Phong Van

Promoting low-carbon circular economy with a Swedish perspective

Forming public-private partnerships is said to be a major solution for the development of the low-carbon circular economy in Vietnam.The circular economy is currently a global trend in sustainability. Swedish experts say that the transformation from a conventional to a circular economy enables nations to ...

Nguyen Huong

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