Japanese firm plans to set up solid waste treatment plant in HCMC

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Báo Thanh Niên English 21 hour(s) ago

Japanese firm plans to set up solid waste treatment plant in HCMC

Japanese environment company Toyobo has expressed interest in building a plant to recycle and produce energy from solid waste in Ho Chi Minh City, given the city’s huge demand for waste treatment.

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HCMC schools raise students' awareness of environment

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SaiGon GP English 3 month(s) ago

In order to raise students’ awareness of environment protection, the Department of Education and Training and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources jointly organized a program to call for decreasing plastic bags and a festival to recycle things.

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Action programme aims to boost green production, consumption

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VOV News English 4 month(s) ago

Action programme aims to boost green production, consumption

The Prime Minister has approved a national action programme on sustainable production and consumption until 2020 with a vision to 2030.

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Canon Vietnam promotes 3R practice for environment protection

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VOV News English 6 month(s) ago

Canon Vietnam promotes 3R practice for environment protection

Canon Vietnam teamed up with the Youth Union of northern Bac Giang province on November 21 to launch an environment clean-up programme following the well-known 3R practice – Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle.

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Pollution from coal-fired power plants kills 4,300 Vietnamese every year

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VOV News English 8 month(s) ago

Pollution from coal-fired power plants kills 4,300 Vietnamese every year

Diseases linked to pollution caused by a fast growing network of coal-fired power plants kill around 4,300 people in Vietnam each year, according to a new estimate by scientists.

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Test run underway at Nhan Co bauxite ore plant

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VOV News English 10 month(s) ago

Test run underway at Nhan Co bauxite ore plant

The Nhan Co bauxite refinery plant in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong is running test productions through the end of September, said Head of the project’s management board Nguyen Thanh Liem on July 30.

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Power plants seek aid to recycle cinders, ash

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VietnamPlus English 10 month(s) ago 3 duplicate news

Thermal power plants are under much pressure as they seek to resolve environmental issues that are plaguing them.

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Green flea market in town

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VietnamNet English 11 month(s) ago

Green flea market in town

With consumption of clean and green products gaining popularity, a monthly flea market called “Saigon Green Fair” is held on Saturday and Sunday at Café D’anver coffee shop on Le Thanh Ton Street, District 1, HCMC. Visitors can find items that are environmentally friendly and good for health.

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Conference seeks to protect rural environment

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VietnamPlus English 12 month(s) ago

A conference was held on June 4 in northern Vinh Phuc province to discuss measures to promote the role of the Vietnam Farmers’ Association (VFA) in protecting the environment in building new-style rural areas.

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City industrial plants continue to pollute

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VietNam News English 12 month(s) ago

HCM City wants 1,361 polluting industrial plants to move out of downtown and residential areas to the suburbs, but no alternate location has been identified for them, they lack funds to set up new plants and authorities have failed to come up with support policies.

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Widespread lead contamination found in recycling village outside Hanoi

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Báo Thanh Niên English 12 month(s) ago

Widespread lead contamination found in recycling village outside Hanoi

The Ministry of Health has ordered a relocation of recycling businesses at a village in the northern province Hung Yen after 65 percent of local children were diagnosed with lead poisoning.

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Da Nang leads the way with organic fertilisers

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VietnamPlus English 13 month(s) ago

The central city of Da Nang has started a project to recycle organic waste into environmentally friendly liquid fertilizer with funding provided by the Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA).

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Da Nang leads the way with organic fertilisers

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VietNam News English 13 month(s) ago

The central city has started a project to recycle organic waste into environmentally friendly liquid fertiliser.Funding was provided by the Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA).

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Rocket tips over after SpaceX recycle attempt

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VietNam News English 14 month(s) ago 1 related news

SpaceX's latest attempt at recycling its Falcon 9 rocket by landing it upright on an ocean platform failed on Tuesday, after a successful launch of its cargo mission to space.

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HCM City to use waste to fuel power plant

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VietnamNet English 14 month(s) ago

HCM City to use waste to fuel power plant

VietNamNet Bridge - HCM City wants to make use of the 10,000-11,000 tons of waste discharged every day in the city to generate electricity.

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