Vietnam approves scheme to intensify management of plastic waste by 2025

Vietnam approves scheme to intensify management of plastic waste by 2025

The Vietnamese government on July 22 approved the scheme on intensifying state management of plastic waste in Vietnam.
Nestlé Vietnam and MILO champion campaign to say no to plastic straws

Nestlé Vietnam and MILO champion campaign to say no to plastic straws

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.
Vietnam takes action to clean out ocean environs

Vietnam takes action to clean out ocean environs

By 2030, Vietnam’s fishing and tourism industry will suffer if nothing is done to fight plastic pollution, figures warn.
Finding the right approach to lower marine plastic pollution

Finding the right approach to lower marine plastic pollution

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.
Curbing single-use plastic conundrum in Vietnam

Curbing single-use plastic conundrum in Vietnam

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.
Bringing tried-and-tested EU know-how to bear in Vietnam

Bringing tried-and-tested EU know-how to bear in Vietnam

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.
Clearing up the future of the planet

Clearing up the future of the planet

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.
Rethinking Plastics kick-off workshop of pilot activities

Rethinking Plastics kick-off workshop of pilot activities 1

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.    
An Phat Holdings awarded trademark protection in the US

An Phat Holdings awarded trademark protection in the US

An Phat Holdings was granted a trademark registration certificate by the United States for its AnEco compostable and compostable product line.
Drastic measures urged to curb rise in plastic usage

Drastic measures urged to curb rise in plastic usage

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.
Food-hailing action nothing but a drop in ocean of plastic

Food-hailing action nothing but a drop in ocean of plastic

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.
UNESCO launches programme seeking innovative ideas for ocean without plastic in Vietnam

UNESCO launches programme seeking innovative ideas for ocean without plastic in Vietnam

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.
Tetra Pak commits to net zero emissions

Tetra Pak commits to net zero emissions

Tetra Pak commits to reaching net zero GHG emissions in its operations by 2030, and aims to achieve net zero GHG emissions for the entire value chain by 2050.
BIDV and NCB looking at losing debts at Saplastic

BIDV and NCB looking at losing debts at Saplastic

With Saplastic standing on the brink of bankruptcy, it is unlikely BIDV and NCB will be able to collect their dues from the company.
Nestlé uses environment-friendly paper straws for Milo Breakfast drink

Nestlé uses environment-friendly paper straws for Milo Breakfast drink

Nestlé aims to use more than 16 million paper straws in all of its Milo Breakfast drink products to be sold in markets within the year.
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