What leading FMCG corporations CEO say about recycling packaging
Impulsing to packaging recycle to solve plastic waste towards sustainable development is the way that leading fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) corporations choose to fulfill their social responsibility as well as love and pride for the beautiful Vietnam. Vietnam is among the top of the world in plastic consumption, with an average of about
Promote the implementation of manufacturers’ extended responsibility
Implementing a circular economic model implementation plan, applying a policy tool on extended responsibility for producers (EPR), the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has made progresses to complete the institutional framework, policies to encourage businesses and consumers to actively participate in collecting, recycling, and minimizing waste. For quite some time, the EPR policy tool
PRO Vietnam pioneers the EPR policy tool
Application of the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) policy tool in the packaging sector will be the first step, paving the way for the popularization of EPR as well as other regulations related to the environment. At the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) workshop, representatives from the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment, the Packaging Recycling Organization Vietnam (PRO Vietnam)
How to encourage consumers to participate in recycling value chain?
Consumers play a very essential role in waste collection, recycling, and reduction. However, changing consumer behaviors and perceptions to have their attention could be tough challenge. In recent years, the circular economy model has been emphasized as a solution to the conflict between economic development and environmental protection. It requires connection between the beginning and the end of the product life
Ruins and cicadas with circular economy and EPR policy
(The LEADER) Craft villages that recycle waste are at odds with the Extended Producers Responsibility (EPR) application process. However, adjusting the operations of these recycling craft villages towards sustainability and efficiency can considerably help the waste disposal process. The circular economic model has long since taken shape in Vietnam through scrap collectors. These people collect
The Prime Minister issues a Directive on strengthening the management, reuse, recycling, treatment and minimization of plastic waste.
On August 20, the Prime Minister issued Directive No. 33 / CT-TTg on strengthening management, reuse, recycling, treatment and minimization of plastic waste. Plastic pollution is becoming one of the biggest challenges facing countries. The abuse and use of plastic products, especially hard-to-biodegradable plastic bags, disposable plastic products, have had severe consequences for the environment,