Tonnes of plastic waste, particularly single-use nylon bags threaten our planet with environmental pollution, and by now almost everybody knows it.
Other statistics were also provided to prove the traditional linear economy is hampering the natural resources, increase waste volume and pull down the world’s socio-economic development.
A small area in Tề Lỗ, a village in Yên Lạc District, gathers tens of thousands of old cars, excavators, bulldozers, and cranes which are waiting to be dismantled and classified for reuse.
In early October, an unusual scene unfolded in a modern part of the capital: hundreds of thousands of Hanoians were queuing up to collect clean water from a tanker. This wasn’t a throwback to the bad old days when water shortages were common. It was due to a polluted supply of tap water.
Urbanisation in rural areas has caused many traditional craft villages to shrink over the years.