Nestle Vietnam to switch to paper straws Environment

Nestle Vietnam to switch to paper straws

Nestle Milo will put into use over 16 million paper straws this year, contributing to a reduction of 6.7 tonnes of plastic wastes, said head of the Nestlé Vietnam’s Dairy Business Ali Abbas.
Education model introduced to reduce plastic waste Society

Education model introduced to reduce plastic waste

The Meet Vietnam Association, the Loyola University Chicago and the International Geographical Union held an international symposium in the central province of Binh Dinh on August 19 on reducing ocean plastic wastes: education model for educationalists.
'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.
Abandoned imports pile up at HCM City’s ports Business

Abandoned imports pile up at HCM City’s ports

Following China’s ban on import of plastic wastes, a lot of them are coming instead to Vietnam, but with consignees failing to claim shipments, the wastes are piling up at ports including those in HCM City.