The HCM City People's Committee has approved the cleanup of five canals full of litter and waste discharged by households living nearby.
Despite the many photos, posts and videos that were shared calling for a sustainable lifestyle there are distances between awareness, action and habit.
The notoriously polluted Tô Lịch River is undergoing an experimental treatment with Japanese technology that promised to restore purity and life-giving quality to the flow that has for long considered ‘a dead river’ by many citizens in Hà Nội.
Việt Nam wants to tackle the consequences left over from years of war in the next few decades, a Government official said on Tuesday.
The so-called #trashtag challenge has gone viral in recent days and inspired people the world over to clean up rubbish in public areas, and Việt Nam is no exception.
Vietnamese companies making eco-friendly straws have received many orders from other countries that have reduced the use of plastic straws or even banned their production.