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.
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.
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.
Crafting a preferential plastics policy for businesses to grasp their crucial role

Crafting a preferential plastics policy for businesses to grasp their crucial role

Assoc Prof. Dr. Nguyen Dinh Tho, general director of the Institute of Strategy and Policy on Natural Resources and Environment shared with VIR’s Hoang Oanh about his desire to accompany businesses in providing reasonable advice and policies to build a circular economy for plastics by 2030.
Supporting action to curb plastic pollution

Supporting action to curb plastic pollution

Vu Minh Ly, deputy director of the Communication Centre for Environmental Resources at the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, talked with VIR’s Phuong Thu about the efforts in terms of reducing plastic waste for sustainable development.
Fishers effectively contribute to reducing marine litter

Fishers effectively contribute to reducing marine litter

At a national workshop held in Phu Yen province on June 6, international experts and local authorities tackled marine waste from aquaculture and fishing.
Promoting regional cooperation on ship waste management

Promoting regional cooperation on ship waste management

An online workshop exchanged ideas on improving ship waste management as a way to reduce sea-based marine litter from commercial vessels and ports.
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.
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