Major cities grapple with garbage problem

Vietnam uses landfills but its cities are running out of space and people are unhappy with their pollution threat and, especially, odor. Urban areas around Vietnam, home to a third of its population, discard 38,000 tons of domestic waste every day, more than half of the country’s total.Keep ...

Entech Vietnam 2019 to kick off

The International Environment and Energy Technology Exhibition (Entech Vietnam) 2019 will take place from June 12 to 14 at Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre, District 7, Ho Chi Minh City.According to Vu Ngoc Tinh, Director of the Centre for Environment Consultancy and Technology, with the ...

Central city calls for PPP waste treatment project

Waste incineration, gasification, and refuse-derived fuel technologies are sustainable solutions in dealing with Đà Nẵng’s future waste treatment, as it looks to become a ‘green’ city by 2025.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

Waste treatment delayed in Việt Nam

Poor infrastructure investment in waste treatment has kept Việt Nam in the list of five countries who together discharge more solid waste, particularly plastic, into the ocean than the rest of the world combined. The other four countries are China, Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines.Keep ...

VNS Reporter

Waste treatment in cities improves

Some 85 percent of urban waste was gathered and treated last year, up 0.5 percent from 2016, according to the Ministry of Construction.Keep reading ...

VietnamNet Reporter

Is Vietnam following the wrong path in treating solid waste?

Local authorities are trying to find advanced technologies for their waste treatment projects, but they appear to be satisfied with superficial solutions that do not treat the problem in a sustainable way. Keep reading ...

Kham Pha

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