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Tag Archives: plastic waste

Australia to launch new Plastics Innovation Hub in Việt Nam

  Volunteers picked up trash, mostly plastic-based, on the beach of Giao Hải Commune, Giao Thuỷ District, the northern province of Nam Định. — VNA/VNS Photo Văn Đạt   HÀ NỘI — Australian scientists will deliver new innovations to tackle plastic waste in the Indo-Pacific, with a Plastics Innovation Hub being launched …

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Campaign launched for plastic-free SEA Games

Timor Leste win 2nd medal, VN bag gold in 10,000m Hosts top Group A, Indonesia secures semifinal spot Indonesia, VN dominate rowing final day VN, Philippines win fencing golds Golden day in swimming for VN   Various souvenirs like key rings and handbooks are made from recycled materials such as metal, fabric and …

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14 photos win awards at the ‘Story of Plastic Waste’ contest

HÀ NỘI —  Fourteen photos have been selected from thousands of entries to win awards at a photo contest featuring the plastic and environment in Việt Nam.    The photo contest, themed ‘Story of Plastic Waste’, was organised by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Although the winners were previously announced, due to COVID the awards ceremony …

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Campaign launched to combat plastic waste

  A photo by Nguyễn Đoàn Kết showing a landfill in Việt Nam won a photo contest held by UNDP in 2021. Photo courtesy of UNDP HÀ NỘI — A campaign aiming to tackle plastic waste in Việt Nam was launched on Monday in Hà Nội. The campaign, organised by UNDP in cooperation …

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The ‘crazy’ man and the sea

  SAVIOUR OF THE SEAS: Trần Văn Cường always spares a place on his boat for collected plastic waste. — Photo vtc.vn By Đào Hằng & Thanh Nga Every time he goes out to catch seafood, Trần Văn Cường, from Phú Vang District, Thừa Thiên Huế Province, collects plastic cans, bottles and …

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