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UNDP launches million dollar initiative to reduce chemical risks

A $2.55 million initiative to reduce chemical risks has been launched on April 14 by Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) and the UN Development Program (UNDP).

Over 100 tons of Formosa steel plant waste dumped on Ha Tinh farm

Authorities are determining whether the buried waste is safe or hazardous.

Ha Tinh digs up another Formosa waste dumping site

The waste was uncovered at another landfill near a tourism hot spot in Ha Tinh Province.
July 14, 2016 | 09:21 pm GMT+7

Where Formosa buried its waste

Eight spots where polluting steel plant Formosa hid its waste have been uncovered.
July 26, 2016 | 09:00 pm GMT+7

Thanh Hoa to build $29 million waste treatment plant

Authorities in the provincial capital hope to address overflowing landfills with a new waste treatment project.
October 14, 2016 | 01:55 pm GMT+7

Power plant proposes plan to dump 1.3 million tons of waste into Vietnam’s sea

How is the country treating its marine environment?
November 05, 2016 | 02:00 am GMT+7

Hanoi has a library built from 8,800 plastic bottles

The project hopes to draw attention to the large amount of plastic waste produced by our so-called modern world.
February 14, 2017 | 02:35 pm GMT+7

Toxic waste gushing into Vietnam's rivers and lakes - report

The country's industrial zones release 2 mln cubic meters of untreated wastewater every day.
March 23, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Don't look away: Shocking photos of waste from Vietnam and around the globe

Images show a global struggle and serve as a stark reminder of the world we live in.
June 06, 2017 | 10:18 am GMT+7

Landfill operator notorious for causing Saigon stench fined $66,000

It seems local residents have kicked up enough of a stink for authorities to take action.
June 09, 2017 | 07:19 pm GMT+7

Global coffee exporter fined $18,700 for discharging toxic waste in southern Vietnam

A secret pipeline spewing untreated waste into a local river was uncovered during a snap inspection.
June 22, 2017 | 09:29 am GMT+7

Concerns as Vietnam allows coal-fired power plant to dump waste near protected waters

Nearly one million of cubic meters of 'organic' mud will be dumped near a marine reserve.
July 02, 2017 | 05:06 pm GMT+7

Human waste becomes fuel for Kenya's urban poor

A company in Kenya is manufacturing briquettes from human waste and sawdust collected around Nakuru, a town in the Rift Valley region
August 08, 2017 | 09:00 am GMT+7

Interpol hails seizure of 1.5m tons of illegal waste

Most waste seized was metal or electronic, generally related to the car industry.
August 09, 2017 | 08:13 am GMT+7

World's largest ceramic mosaic under maintenance in Hanoi, again

Hanoi is coughing up $110,000 to restore the 7,000 square meter artwork ahead of Lunar New Year. 
December 07, 2017 | 02:31 pm GMT+7
 
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