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REPORT: ASSESSMENT OF EXTENDED PRODUCER RESPONSIBILITY (EPR) FOR PLASTIC PACKAGING WASTE IN VIET NAM

REPORT: ASSESSMENT OF EXTENDED PRODUCER RESPONSIBILITY (EPR) FOR PLASTIC PACKAGING WASTE IN VIET NAM

Extended producer responsibility schemes have proven to be an effective measure on the pathway towards more circular economic practices in order to address plastic pollution. WWF’s report “Assessment of EPR for plastic packaging waste in Viet Nam” contributes an analysis of the local context and provides recommendations and roadmaps for developing and applying these schemes in accordance with the reality of the packaging and solid waste management sectors in Viet Nam.

WWF-Viet Nam Annual Report FY 2019–2020

WWF-Viet Nam Annual Report FY 2019–2020

(Source: WWF-Viet Nam.net) Key achievements and results of FY 2019-2020 “This year we experienced lightning fast growth rate and exponential changes in our office, shrouded amid a context of uncertainty, unthinkable feats and force majeure circumstances which...

The Business Case for a UN Treaty on Plastic Pollution

The Business Case for a UN Treaty on Plastic Pollution

(Source: WWF-Viet Nam.net) Major businesses issued a call for a UN treaty on plastic pollution to address the fragmented landscape of regulation and complement existing voluntary measures, supporting the existing call from leading NGOs including WWF and the Ellen...

The largest landfill in Hanoi is blocked

The largest landfill in Hanoi is blocked

Nam Son and Hong Ky residents, for the second time this year, block ways to nam son landfill, 450 tons of waste is building up (Source: VnExpress.net) At 8:30 pm on October 23rd, a crowd of about 20 people of village 2, Hong Ky commune brought tables and makeshift...

Tighten the management of plastic waste

Tighten the management of plastic waste

Waste pollution has become a pressing problem, given the consequences it causes on environment, ecology and human health. The ministry of natural resources and environment, with functions of State Management of Environmental Protection, is weighing a wide range of...

There is plastic even in the furthest reaches of our oceans

There is plastic even in the furthest reaches of our oceans

Global interactive map reveals marine plastic pollution (Source: WWF-VIET NAM) Plastic pollution is one of the largest environmental problems in the world. Today, WWF – World Wild Fund for Nature – launched a new, free-of-charge interactive map on the...

Mystery on Big Island

Mystery on Big Island

(Source: WWF-Viet Nam.net) A special gift from WWF-Viet Nam to children around the world! Our children will grow up and live in a very different world. The risks of environmental pollution, plastic waste pollution, and excessive resource exploitation will arise, while...

ADDRESSING MARINE PLASTIC POLLUTION IN ASIA

ADDRESSING MARINE PLASTIC POLLUTION IN ASIA

(Source: WWF-Viet Nam.net) Workshop Summary Report - Addressing Marine Plastic Pollution in Asia - Potential Key Elements of a Global Agreement As plastic waste flows into the world’s oceans at alarming rates, support for a global framework to tackle the ocean plastic...