The central province of Phú Yên plans to build the first garbage incineration project in the third quarter this year with an investment of VNĐ263 billion (US$11.4 million) and a capacity of 240 tonnes per day.
A project aims to help local people earn by thoroughly sorting and treating waste.
Residents in the area said the ash contained cloth, nylon, burning plastic and scrap pieces, causing a terrible toxic smell and giving them headaches and dizziness when inhaling it.
The central city would start upgrade work at the overloaded Thọ Quang fishing port in the first quarter this year
The central coastal city of Đà Nẵng granted licences to 14 foreign-invested projects with total registered capital of nearly $1.69 billion in January, the municipal Department of Planning and Investment announced on Tuesday.
The HCM City Department of Natural Resources and Environment plans to change the way solid waste is classified at source to suit treatment technologies, its chief has said.
The central city’s Environment and Urban Company (URENCO), in co-operation with Ever Green Labs Consultant and EverGreen Social ventures, will start a pilot project on plastic waste recycling in the city later this year.