JICA-funded waste-to-power project benefits Can Tho Society

JICA-funded waste-to-power project benefits Can Tho

Officials of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho had a working session with representatives from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) on December 9 to discuss a project to reduce domestic waste in Can Tho in the coming time.
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.
Thailand works to reduce marine garbage volume World

Thailand works to reduce marine garbage volume

Thailand’s ranking in production of the world’s marine garbage volume has improved due to a remarkable decrease in the amount of single-use plastic and foam containers, reported the National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT).
Ancient city seeks ways to improve tourism quality Travel

Ancient city seeks ways to improve tourism quality

The ancient city of Hoi An is being challenged by mass tourism, traffic congestion, underdeveloped waste management, vendors, street food quality and poor design and operation of homestays that have badly impacted the UNESCO-recognised World Heritage Site.
Thailand generates less marine debris World

Thailand generates less marine debris

The amount of marine debris generated in Thailand has dropped to 21,700-32,600 tonnes annually, after the initial success of a project to increase the reuse and recycling of materials by 25 percent.
Thailand: companies back circular economy at Eco Innovation Forum 2019 World

Thailand: companies back circular economy at Eco Innovation Forum 2019

The Thai Ministry of Industry, the Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand, the Water and Environment Institute for Sustainability, and the Federation of Thai Industries have held the Eco Innovation Forum 2019, on the theme ‘The Economy: Way to a Smart and Sustainable Eco Industrial Town,’ raising awareness in the industrial sector of the circular economy concept in eco industrial town development to maximise efficiency in resource consumption.
Philippine city turns plastic trash into flowers World

Philippine city turns plastic trash into flowers

The southern city of Lamitan in the Philippines has turned discarded plastic bottles into tulips in a garden of thousands of colourful flowers, capturing tourists’ attention and building awareness about recycling.