Sorting out responsibilities regarding marine and ship waste management

Sorting out responsibilities regarding marine and ship waste management

On April 29, Expertise France and Vinamarine organised the follow-up session for the Complementary Training on Ship Waste Management at Seaports in Ho Chi Minh City.
Creative protectors unite to fight the Plastic Beast

Creative protectors unite to fight the Plastic Beast

Around 100 people gathered at the launch event and official kickoff of the Plastic Beast campaign at Pandora City in Ho Chi Minh City on April 23.
Fostering a just and sustainable future for Vietnam’s female waste workers

Fostering a just and sustainable future for Vietnam’s female waste workers

A partnership between Vietnamese and overseas organisations seeks to improve informal waste workers’ livelihoods and contribute to a greener future.
Holistic strategies to tackle plastic waste sustainably

Holistic strategies to tackle plastic waste sustainably

On March 22, the French IRD hosted the final webinar for the pilot project ‘Enhancing plastic packaging collection, sorting, and recycling in Ho Chi Minh City’.
International workshop discussed transition away from single-use plastics towards plastic waste prevention

International workshop discussed transition away from single-use plastics towards plastic waste prevention

On March 2, ISPONRE organised a workshop on promoting alternatives to single-use plastics towards sustainable production and consumption in Vietnam.
Phu Yen says no to marine plastic waste

Phu Yen says no to marine plastic waste

On March 6, around 50 inhabitants and about 120 students gathered at the beach in Phu Yen’s Xuan Thanh commune to clean the coastal strip of the Xuan Dai Bay of plastics and other marine waste.
#HackThePackaging challenge opens registration for creative minds from Vietnam

#HackThePackaging challenge opens registration for creative minds from Vietnam

The Wala Usik Challenge 2022: #HackThePackaging opens registrations for all puzzle solvers from Vietnam and other East and Southeast Asian nations.
Phu Yen’s fishing community participates in voluntary clean-up of our ocean

Phu Yen’s fishing community participates in voluntary clean-up of our ocean

A new initiative in Phu Yen has supported the participation of fishers who, in addition to catching fish, now support the community with voluntary collection and segregation of waste collected at sea.
Media exhibition raises awareness on reducing plastic waste

Media exhibition raises awareness on reducing plastic waste

To further combat the vast amount of plastic waste that Vietnam is dealing with, a group of national and overseas organisations has launched a media exhibition.
Workshop highlights creativity of students regarding modern waste solutions

Workshop highlights creativity of students regarding modern waste solutions

In November, students of the HAU and the French ENSA worked on solutions for waste classification and collection in Hanoi.
EU-Vietnam cooperation to take on plastic and marine pollution

EU-Vietnam cooperation to take on plastic and marine pollution

Vietnam, together with Ecuador, Germany, and Ghana, co-chaired the Ministerial Conference on Marine Litter and Plastic Pollution at the World Trade Organization in Geneva in September 2021, where the nation committed to continue paying special attention to urgent issues such as marine litter, plastic consumption, and pollution. Meanwhile, several initiatives in Vietnam are already tackling the issue – among them a cooperation project between Vietnam and the European Union.
Plastic Alliance consolidates plans to move away from single-use plastic bags

Plastic Alliance consolidates plans to move away from single-use plastic bags

On November 26, a consultation meeting was organised on a communication plan of the Alliance of Retailers to Reduce Single-use Plastic Bags, further cementing the plans to tackle Vietnam’s plastic waste with effective and feasible solutions.
Conference seeks to amplify EPR application in Vietnam

Conference seeks to amplify EPR application in Vietnam

On November 24-25, the Training of Trainers course on Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) for packaging was organised online and in person.
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