October 07, 2021 | 08:00
"Let's reduce plastic waste" is expected to gradually change the behaviour of consumers and retailers, encouraging them to limit the use of single-use plastic bags.
August 31, 2021 | 18:24
Hyosung Vina Chemicals’ proposal to increase the imported tax for models of polypropylene is facing opposition from the Vietnam Plastics Association because they believe it will push manufacturing costs up and limit their expansion.
August 11, 2021 | 08:00
An Phat Holdings has just received the investment certificate for its PBAT manufacturing mega-project, An Phat PBAT.
July 23, 2021 | 19:41
The Vietnamese government on July 22 approved the scheme on intensifying state management of plastic waste in Vietnam.
July 19, 2021 | 08:00
Through a webinar on July 16, Nestlé Vietnam has committed its full support to the Say No to Plastic Straws campaign launched by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.
June 07, 2021 | 15:00
By 2030, Vietnam’s fishing and tourism industry will suffer if nothing is done to fight plastic pollution, figures warn.
June 07, 2021 | 13:00
Implementing subprojects of the Rethinking Plastics Project to collect marine litter in Phu Yen and manage ship waste at Cat Lai Port will promote the conservation of the Vietnamese marine environment.
June 07, 2021 | 11:00
Vietnam and several countries in Southeast Asia are taking a raft of measures to minimise plastic waste pollution, particularly cushioning the use of single-use plastics and leveraging local resources as well as external support.
June 07, 2021 | 09:00
Discussing European Union’s ambitions to combat plastic pollution, Rui Ludovino, first counsellor of Climate Action, Environment, Employment, and Social Policies at the Delegation of the EU to Vietnam, shared with Tom Nguyen how the Rethinking Plastics Project is supporting Vietnam in cleaning up its marine environment.
June 07, 2021 | 07:00
There could be more plastic than fish in the ocean by 2050, warned the Ellen MacArthur Foundation five years ago. Today, this warning still holds value if business continues as usual. The G20, inter-regional projects like Rethinking Plastics, and groups of scientists have taken the initiative and are trying their utmost to reduce marine litter and protect the future of our ocean as well as ourselves.
April 21, 2021 | 12:54
The kick-off workshop for the Rethinking Plastics – Circular Economy Solutions to Marine Litter Project took place on April 9 in Hanoi, highlighting important policy developments and four pilot projects currently underway, to jointly address the concerning plastic pollution issue in Vietnam.
March 10, 2021 | 18:43
An Phat Holdings was granted a trademark registration certificate by the United States for its AnEco compostable and compostable product line.
December 01, 2020 | 13:39
A workshop on recognising ocean plastic waste challenges has helped to address priorities for the region, as market perceptions and consumer behaviour in the context of a global health crisis bring about an increase in plastic use.
August 27, 2020 | 14:00
As the local environment begins to suffer from an increase in plastic use stemming from new over-reliance on food delivery applications during the pandemic, service operators are thus far slow to react with any response to the dilemma.
July 15, 2020 | 10:28
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) in cooperation with the Cu Lao Cham - Hoi An World Biosphere Reserve officially launched in Hanoi on July 14 a call for Youth Innovative Ideas for an Ocean without Plastic.