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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.

A hundred tons of trash invades central Vietnam beach

Da Nang's beautiful coastline now resembles a garbage dump due to severe weather.
December 14, 2017 | 01:57 pm GMT+7

Tons of putrid trash fill the streets on outskirts of Hanoi

Residents of a Hanoi suburb have been living alongside a stinking temporary garbage dump for the past two months. 
October 09, 2017 | 03:20 pm GMT+7

Waste paper piles up in Hong Kong amid China ban

Huge mountains of old newspapers, cardboard & office scrap paper are filling up collection points in Hong Kong after China imposed a rubbish import ban.
September 29, 2017 | 09:15 am GMT+7

Kenya imposes world's toughest plastic bags law

Kenyans producing, selling or even using plastic bags will risk imprisonment of up to four years or fines of $40,000 from Monday (August 28), as the world's toughest law aimed at ...
August 29, 2017 | 08:41 am GMT+7

Vietnam slowly sinking under mountains of waste

The oceans are spewing up what one of the world's biggest plastic polluters is dumping into them, and it's not pretty.
August 27, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Trash scares away beachgoers in Vietnam's 'resort capital'

Local resorts struggle to clear away garbage flooding Ham Tien Beach in Vietnam's south central town of Mui Ne.
August 12, 2017 | 08:02 pm GMT+7

Try and find the sand under the trash at this famous beach in northern Vietnam

Here, one man’s trash is definitely not another man’s treasure.
July 07, 2017 | 07:45 pm GMT+7

Saigon battles to get rid of all its trash

Just three plants are working on overdrive to cope with the waste produced by the city's 12 million people.
June 19, 2017 | 11:35 am GMT+7

The Hoi An river trip that will help you earn some good karma

How to be a green tourist in Hoi An.
March 15, 2017 | 08:13 am GMT+7

In modern Hanoi, trash remains a headache

Despite a tough fine of up to VND7 million ($310) imposed last week, many residents continue to throw their trash into the street.
February 10, 2017 | 11:36 am GMT+7

Saigon revelers leave piles of trash after Christmas Eve

Littering, the gift that keeps on giving.
December 25, 2016 | 03:35 pm GMT+7

In search of treasure from trash, rivalry gears up among Saigon waste collectors

Saigon is Vietnam's largest producer of waste, with hungry players eager to chip in the lucrative pickup industry.
September 16, 2016 | 10:51 am GMT+7

Paradise lost on Ly Son Island

Ly Son Island has been recently promoted as an offshore wonder with crystal clear waters surrounding the volcano island, but it soon disappoints those who want to bring home a ...
May 11, 2016 | 06:48 pm GMT+7