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.
Unilever Vietnam on net zero commitment in the context of COP26

Unilever Vietnam on net zero commitment in the context of COP26

Do Thai Vuong, vice president of Sustainable Development and Communications, talks about Unilever Vietnam's plastic management strategy to reach net-zero by 2030.
Plastic tax proposal meets opposition

Plastic tax proposal meets opposition

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.
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.
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.
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.
Local packaging manufacturers go green

Local packaging manufacturers go green

Using environmentally friendly and recycled packaging has become a worldwide trend, forcing packaging manufacturers to adapt.
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.
Con Dao island launches zero plastic waste programme

Con Dao island launches zero plastic waste programme 2

Local authorities of Con Dao Island District, off the coast of southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau province, in cooperation with the World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF), have launched a Zero Plastic Waste programme, aiming to eliminate single-use plastic products.
PepsiCo Vietnam and partners launch plastic waste management awareness campaign

PepsiCo Vietnam and partners launch plastic waste management awareness campaign

PepsiCo Vietnam and partners have just kicked off an initiative to increase public awareness of plastic waste management.
Vietnam honours Clean Up the World campaign

Vietnam honours Clean Up the World campaign

Ensuring the effective use and management of plastic waste has grown into a top global concern, and  is also high on the agenda of the annual global Clean Up the World campaign.
Ha Long Bay says no to plastic waste

Ha Long Bay says no to plastic waste

Disposable plastic products will be replaced by products made of environmentally-friendly materials by business facilities in Ha Long Bay in the northern province of Quang Ninh from September 1.
Awards ceremony of environment-minded contest closed

Awards ceremony of environment-minded contest closed

MCD and Halong City People's Committee organised the awards ceremony for the Contest “Spread blue actions – Reduce plastic waste” in Halong city.
Solar-powered barge a key 'interceptor' for plastic waste

Solar-powered barge a key 'interceptor' for plastic waste

Scooping waste from a Malaysian river to stop it reaching the sea, a solar-powered barge named the "Interceptor" is the latest weapon in a global battle to rid the world's waters of plastic.
Extended producer responsibility in solid waste management

Extended producer responsibility in solid waste management

The workshop on extended producer responsibility (EPR) in solid waste management provided a holistic view on creating a more comprehensive legal system.
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