Construction of a waste-to-energy plant in the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Hậu Giang began on Sunday
A crowd of 15-20 people in two communes of Nam Sơn and Hồng Kì in Hà Nội’ Sóc Sơn District on Monday night made makeshift tents, blocking the way to the Nam Sơn Waste Treatment Complex or Nam Sơn dumping ground.
Việt Nam needed to develop policies to encourage investments in waste-to-energy, also called bioenergy, which would signicantly contribute to protecting the environment, experts have said.
A group of scientists and biological researchers from Đà Nẵng’s Teacher Training and Engineering College has developed a vetiver (Vetiveria Zizanioides) grass-based system to treat leaks at Khánh Sơn dump in the city.
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.