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IN-FOCUS: The Direction of Imported Plastic Waste, a documentary from Vietnam

Trang ToFeb 21, 20248 min read
IN-FOCUS: The Direction of Imported Plastic Waste, a documentary from Vietnam

This blog encapsulates a conversation with Ms. Xuan Quach, the Country Director of Pacific Environment Vietnam, the organisation that commissioned the thought-provoking documentary, “The Direction for Imported Plastic Waste (in Vietnamese, with English subtitles).” It delves into the intricate layers of Vietnam’s…

Sign Language Storytelling: Opening a Green Future for Deaf Children

Trang ToJan 30, 20242 min read
Sign Language Storytelling: Opening a Green Future for Deaf Children

In a commendable effort to raise awareness about environmental protection and promote a zero-waste lifestyle, the project “Sign Language Storytelling” has yielded remarkable results. This project, funded through the Youth Environmental Initiative by Pacific Environment, has guided and spread the…

Imported Plastic Waste in Vietnam, substainable or not

Trang ToJan 25, 20246 min read
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) organization…

Dong Ngac primary school – toward a Zero Waste School

Trang ToJan 15, 20242 min read
Dong Ngac primary school – toward a Zero Waste School

Dong Ngac Elementary School in Bac Tu Liem District has become a model in promoting environmentally responsible living and protecting the Earth. Here, students are not only educated about knowledge, but also engage in practical activities. The school has put…

Some key points from INC-3

Trang ToNov 28, 20235 min read
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 negotiations…

Japan: Microplastics detected in clouds hanging atop two mountain

Trang ToOct 23, 20233 min read
Japan: Microplastics detected in clouds hanging atop two mountain

The clouds around Japan’s Mount Fuji and Mount Oyama contain concerning levels of the tiny plastic bits, and highlight how the pollution can be spread long distances, contaminating the planet’s crops and water via “plastic rainfall”. The plastic was so…