Events

Consultation workshop: Global Plastic Treaty: Towards the INC-4

Consultation workshop: Global Plastic Treaty: Towards the INC-4

Ho Chi Minh, 26 March 2024 – The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE), in collaboration with the National Plastic Action Partnership (NPAP), UNDP Viet Nam, Pacific Environment (PE), and World Wildlife Fund for Nature in Viet Nam (WWF – Viet Nam),...

Imported Plastic Waste in Vietnam, substainable or not

Imported Plastic Waste in Vietnam, substainable or not

Hanoi, January 25, 2024 - Bros Joint Stock Company, in collaboration with Hanoi University of Natural Resources and Environment, organized a talk show with the theme "Imported Plastic Waste." The event is sponsored by the Pacific Environment Vietnam (PE-VN)...

Some key points from INC-3

Some key points from INC-3

The third round of negotiations has attracted over 500 proposals from governments, non-governmental organizations, and strong efforts to reach an agreement on controlling plastic and plastic pollution by the end of 2024. Despite being more than halfway through the...

30 Day Plastic Free Challenge with VZWA

30 Day Plastic Free Challenge with VZWA

Plastic Free July is a global movement that helps millions of people become an important part of solutions to reduce plastic pollution – simple examples can be seen as cleaning the streets, the sea, making the community more beautiful. This is a...

World Refill Day

World Refill Day

World Refill Day (WRD) is a global campaign to prevent plastic pollution and help people live with less waste The overproduction and consumption of single-use plastic are creating a global environmental and humanitarian crisis. Globally, we use millions of tonnes...

Reuse Campaign “Bring me to a new home instead”

Reuse Campaign “Bring me to a new home instead”

According to statistics, Viet Nam is claimed to rank fourth in causing marine plastic pollution in the world. Vietnam Zero Waste Alliance’s audit report shows that each individual uses up to approximately 500 plastic bags a year on average.  Since the 1990s, the...

Produce wrapped in clay film stays fresher longer

Produce wrapped in clay film stays fresher longer

A clay film developed by a team of researchers from the National Institute of Materials Science Japan (NIMS), the University of Queensland and National Taiwan University reportedly ensures the long-term storage of fresh produce. By adjusting the size of the particles...