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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.

Wild monkeys turn scavengers in Da Nang peninsula

In Da Nang’s Son Tra Peninsula, monkeys are foraging trash dumps for food, exposing themselves to diseases, experts warn.

Hai Phong government office gives up one-time plastic products

The Hai Phong People's Committee Office has stopped using one-time plastic products as part of its effort to combat pollution.
August 07, 2019 | 02:29 pm GMT+7

Near Hanoi, a village welcomes trash

For three decades, 700 households in Minh Khai Village have been making a good living from trash.​   
August 07, 2019 | 08:31 am GMT+7

Meet the little bulldog that keeps Hanoi neighborhood tidy

Un is a French Bulldog that picks up discarded cans and plastic bottles in his neighborhood and puts them in a trash can.
July 31, 2019 | 09:14 pm GMT+7

As environmental concerns rise, are Vietnamese finally paying heed to trash?

Vietnamese are intensifying their battle against trash as the amount rises with consumption in major cities, posing an environmental threat.
July 19, 2019 | 02:13 pm GMT+7

How Vietnam deals with 70,000 tons of daily waste

Vietnam discharges around 70,000 tons of trash every day; not much is sorted and most is buried.
July 16, 2019 | 02:01 pm GMT+7

Hanoi residents suffer the stink of uncollected trash

Stinking trash continues to torment many Hanoi residents despite blockages to a major landfill being cleared last Saturday.
July 10, 2019 | 04:18 pm GMT+7

Garbage chokes northern Vietnam mangrove forests

Several coastal mangrove forests in Hai Phong City are losing trees to garbage swept in from the sea.
June 15, 2019 | 11:00 am GMT+7

Hanoi urban company wants to name and shame litterbugs

Hanoi Urban Environment Company wants Hoan Kiem District authorities to shame people littering streets around Sword Lake by publicly displaying their images.
June 12, 2019 | 12:51 pm GMT+7

Hanoi use of cameras against littering does the trick

Catching litterbugs in the act on camera is helping Hanoi keep streets clean.
May 18, 2019 | 07:30 am GMT+7

Locals, expats team up for a cleaner, greener Vietnam

Vietnamese and expats have joined hands to clean up the local environment in several localities.
April 09, 2019 | 08:28 pm GMT+7

Natgeo lensman Instagrams ugly Nha Trang habit

National Geographic photographer Michael Yamashita has Instagrammed a dirty habit of some Nha Trang residents, trashing its beautiful beaches.
April 05, 2019 | 09:54 am GMT+7

Vietnamese join #trashtag challenge with enthusiasm

Vietnamese have taken up the viral #trashtag challenge by posting ‘before and after’ photos of cleaned up public spaces on social media.
March 15, 2019 | 05:00 pm GMT+7

Con Dao to charge entry fees to fund waste treatment

The Con Dao Archipelago, overwhelmed with garbage, plans to levy an entrance fee on all visitors to finance waste management.
March 11, 2019 | 01:56 pm GMT+7
 
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