January 12, 2022 | 11:36
A new initiative in Phu Yen has supported the participation of fishers who, in addition to catching fish, now support the community with voluntary collection and segregation of waste collected at sea.
December 02, 2021 | 10:45
On November 26, a consultation meeting was organised on a communication plan of the Alliance of Retailers to Reduce Single-use Plastic Bags, further cementing the plans to tackle Vietnam’s plastic waste with effective and feasible solutions.
August 20, 2019 | 16:35
In light of the Ministry of Health’s strong new policy on plastic waste reduction, hospitals and companies across Vietnam are taking concrete actions, but the path to fulfil the ambitious 2025 target of no single-use plastics will require fundamental changes.
March 28, 2019 | 12:42
Single-use plastic items such as straws, forks and knives as well as cotton buds will be banned in the European Union by 2021 following a vote by EU lawmakers on Wednesday (Mar 27) as the bloc pushes manufacturers to step up their recycling efforts.
December 20, 2018 | 09:40
European Union (EU) countries and the European Parliament on Wednesday (Dec 19) agreed on details of a ban on single-use plastics, including plates, cutlery and drinking straws, in a bid to cut marine pollution.