Keppel Land raise plastic waste awareness

Keppel Land raise plastic waste awareness

The sculpture "Shackles" was chosen as the first prize winner of the Green Sculpture Competition organised by Keppel Land in support of Plastic Free July.
3Vs for gender-inclusive circular era

3Vs for gender-inclusive circular era

The world is facing three interlinked planetary crises: a climate emergency, environmental pollution, and biodiversity. Caitlin Wiesen, resident representative of the United Nations Development Programme in Vietnam, explains why each issue needs to be resolved if humanity is to have a viable future on this planet.
Alliances formed in mission to alter behaviours

Alliances formed in mission to alter behaviours

To address the plastic waste issue, the industry and trade sector is adopting increasing efforts to implement Vietnam’s National Action Plan on Management of Marine Plastic Waste, which covers the rest of this decade.
Plastic use drop hinges on consumers

Plastic use drop hinges on consumers

High investments in more environmentally-friendly recycling and alternative solutions for plastics and the existing habit of using single-use plastics are challenges that hinder businesses from developing circular economy solutions and promoting sustainable growth.
Mainstreaming circular plastic plans

Mainstreaming circular plastic plans

The increased use of plastics has accompanied Vietnam’s fast economic growth over the last decade. With growing urbanisation and a rising middle class, the demand for plastics has grown rapidly in consumer packaging, construction, household goods, and automotive industries because of their convenience and versatility. In 2019, the plastic industry contributed about $17.5 billion to Vietnam’s economy, equivalent to 6.7 per cent of the country’s GDP.
Applying popular new methods to combat single-use plastic habit

Applying popular new methods to combat single-use plastic habit

Since 2020, the Institute of Strategy and Policy on Natural Resources and Environment (ISPONRE) has introduced a number of different matters, and the most important is to apply a circular economy and try to reduce, reuse, and recycle all materials and to reduce waste in the environment.
Retailers endeavor to promote sustainable consumption patterns

Retailers endeavor to promote sustainable consumption patterns

VIR presented a talk show titled Innovative Solutions & Substitutes for Single-use Plastic Towards Green Consumption on June 23 as part of a series of talks.
BAEMIN extends green journey in Vietnam

BAEMIN extends green journey in Vietnam

Jinwoo Song, CEO of BAEMIN Vietnam, unveiled some insights into the environmental impacts of the food delivery industry as well as highlighted BAEMIN’s actions.
Closing event of Rethinking Plastics heralds new age of combatting plastic pollution

Closing event of Rethinking Plastics heralds new age of combatting plastic pollution

MoNRE and Expertise France jointly organised the Closing Event of the “Rethinking Plastics" project in Hanoi on June 16.
Talkshow Innovative Solutions & Substitutes for Single-use Plastic towards Green Consumption

Talkshow Innovative Solutions & Substitutes for Single-use Plastic towards Green Consumption

Green manufacturing and green consumption are the global trends of development in recent year, Vietnam also goes green with various commitments on Net Zero emission as well as actions to reduce plastic wastes nationwide.
Talk show to discuss solutions on reducing plastics in retail and services

Talk show to discuss solutions on reducing plastics in retail and services

The talk show on Plastic Reduction Initiatives in Retail & Services will take place from 3pm to 4.30pm on June 22.
Exhibition Living New With Old promotes sustainable consumption

Exhibition Living New With Old promotes sustainable consumption

The exhibition Living New With Old promotes the reuse of old things to save costs and contribute to environmental protection.
Getting to grips with the plastics scourge

Getting to grips with the plastics scourge

Through campaigns and awareness-raising efforts, Vietnamese authorities and businesses are taking steps to limit plastic usage or promote recycling, with newly-ratified legislation helping to shift from a linear economy towards a circular economy.
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