Communications intensified to reduce use of plastic bags, single-use plastic products Environment

Communications intensified to reduce use of plastic bags, single-use plastic products

The Institute of Strategy and Policy on Natural Resources and Environment (ISPONRE) under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, in collaboration with the Hanoi Department of Industry and Trade and the Vietnam Business for Environment (VB4E) Alliance, held a consultation session with retailers on stepping up the implementation of a communication plan on reducing plastic bags.
Agoda survey cites key measures for sustainable tourism growth Travel

Agoda survey cites key measures for sustainable tourism growth

Overtourism, deforestation for tourism and the use of single-use plastic products are top concerns for tourism sector in Vietnam and many other countries, according to the Sustainable Travel Trends Survey launched by the world leading online travel platform Agoda on the occasion of the World Environment Day 2021 (June 5).
Con Dao island launches zero plastic waste programme Environment

Con Dao island launches zero plastic waste programme

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.
Marine plastic pollution needs thorough solutions Environment

Marine plastic pollution needs thorough solutions

Vietnam has been listed as one of the top five plastic polluters in the world, so eco-friendly technical solutions and the use of bio-degradable plastic products need urgent promotion, participants at a workshop heard on November 29 in Hanoi.
Vinh Long’s youths join hands to protect environment Environment

Vinh Long’s youths join hands to protect environment

Nearly 350 young people in the Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long’s Long Ho district joined a series of green activities on October 26 to launch a local Saturday voluntary campaign that support environmental protection for a green future.