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Don't let trash go to waste by burying it, Vietnam advised

Vietnam should tighten rules on sorting trash and promote recycling to minimize its burial, experts said at a conference Wednesday.

Near Hanoi, a village welcomes trash

For three decades, 700 households in Minh Khai Village have been making a good living from trash.​   

Fashioning flowerpots from trash: one man’s quest to clean up Hoi An beach

Ho Cong Thanh collects discarded stuff from the beach in Hoi An and recycles them.
July 05, 2019 | 08:52 pm GMT+7

Corporate sector joins recycling campaign in Vietnam

Nine corporate biggies have joined hands to recycle packaging materials, aiming at 100 percent recycling by 2030.
June 22, 2019 | 08:02 pm GMT+7

Hanoi coffee shops lend fresh wheels to recycling

A collection of special coffee shops in Hanoi alleys give a new lease of life to junk – discarded things acquire decorative purpose.
May 20, 2019 | 09:15 pm GMT+7

Cambodia's 'Rubbish Man' schools children, for trash

A school in Cambodia is mostly built out of recycled waste, and collects trash as tuition fee.
October 12, 2018 | 11:22 am GMT+7

Ban plastic bags? UN seeks to cut pollution as recycling falls short

Up to five trillion plastic bags are used worldwide each year.
June 05, 2018 | 10:30 am GMT+7

With no bins in sight, trash will remain on Vietnamese streets

Blaming dirty streets on 'irresponsible individuals' is convenient but does nothing to solve the problem.
May 04, 2018 | 08:12 am GMT+7

Melting pot: Hanoi smithies transform discarded cans into cookware

90 minutes is all it takes for this couple to melt down scrap metal collected by poor farmers and mold it into pots.
January 16, 2018 | 02:22 pm GMT+7

Vietnam, Southeast Asian plastic recyclers hope to clean up after China ban

Vietnam's imports of plastic waste rose by 62 percent to 500,000-550,000 tons for 2017.
January 16, 2018 | 09:51 am GMT+7

Saigon’s food waste piles up to alarming levels

Vietnam's street food heaven has trouble finding space to dump organic waste, and it's not simply a matter of leftovers.
August 09, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

How one Japanese city recycles almost all its garbage into cement

Southern Japanese city recycles almost all of its household waste.
August 25, 2016 | 10:09 am GMT+7
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