The 2020 Viet Nam Law on Environmental Protection (LEP), which came into force in January 2021, includes new regulations on solid waste management. Article 75 stipulates that municipal solid waste from households and individuals must be separated into food waste, reusable and recyclable solid waste, and other waste. Article 79 stipulates that households and individuals must pay based on […]
On 20th September 2023, Vietnam Circular Economy Hub will hold Webinar #5: Role of PROs in EPR implementation worldwide and recommendations for Vietnam, from 14h00 – 17h00. You can register here. In the context of the forthcoming enforcement of the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) policy starting in 2024, producers and importers of batteries, lubricating oils, […]
PRO Vietnam and Annam Gourmet joined forces on August 11th to host an impactful Plastic Recycling Workshop for the students of RMIT University, fostering awareness and action towards plastic waste reduction and environmental sustainability. The workshop was a dynamic platform for the exchange of knowledge and ideas, offering a range of engaging activities aimed at […]
1. What are plastic credits? Plastic credits are measurable, verifiable, and transferable units representing a specific quantity of plastic that has been collected from the environment or recycled. Unlike carbon credits from plastic waste recycling operations, plastic credits are direct units, without the need through conversion calculations. The mechanism of action of plastic credits is […]
Rapid urbanization and consumerization combined with lack of anti litter culture and absence of recycling mindset among the population is building up to a large-scale litter and ecological problem in Viet Nam.
PRO Viet Nam is a progressive and voluntary industry alliance between 21 leading companies in Viet Nam united in the vision to work with Government in providing a long term impetus to Packaging Recycling in the country: make Viet Nam Clean – Green – Beautiful