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Vietnam takes action to reduce plastic waste

Environment

Vietnam takes action to reduce plastic waste

Vietnam is one of Asia’s five worst polluters of ocean plastic waste, according to international organisations. With 13 million tonnes of waste released to the ocean every year, the country ranks 17th in the world for ocean plastic waste pollution.

'Green' products popular in Vietnam

Business

'Green' products popular in Vietnam

Tran Minh Tien, owner of a shop in the southern province of Long An, said he sells some 10 kinds of goods made from natural and environment-friendly materials such as grasses, bamboo and coconut fibre, replacing products made from plastic.