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Importers lay scrap import policy to waste

A woman sorts out recyclable plastic soft drink bottles at Xa Cau Village, outside Hanoi, Vietnam.

Vietnam has been saying no more waste imports, but a port in southern Vietnam has paid no heed. Customs data from a port in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau shows 1.3 million tons of scrap were imported in the first nine months this year, an eye-popping 402 percent …

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Poor trash management a waste of vital resources

A solid waste dump in Tiền Hải Industrial Zone in the northern province of Thái Bình. Poor management in sorting and treating solid waste not only pollutes the environment, but also wastes resources, environmental experts say.

Poor management in sorting and treating solid waste not only pollutes the environment, but also wastes resources, environmental experts said at the third 3R International Scientific Conference on Material yesterday in Hà Nội. The three-day conference was organised by the Việt Nam Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, the Japan …

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