Waste sorting at a collection point in District 1. (Photo: SGGP)

Waste sorting scheme strongly promoted in HCMC

The program to classify household solid waste has been carried out widely in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) for a long time, and has proved effective in improving land pollution in the city. Statistics from HCMC Institute for Development Studies reveal that in 2019, 87.4 percent of families here have done waste sorting, greatly contributing to protecting the environment and applying other similar campaigns in the near future.

A program lauched to exchange of waste for gifts in HCM City

HCMC aims to sort out waste woes

Rapid urbanisation and high population density are putting pressure on Ho Chi Minh City in the management and treatment of waste.
Workers sort waste at a waste treatment factory (Photo: VNA)

HCMC to change waste sorting method

The Ho Chi Minh 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.
HCMC attempts to cut use of non-biodegradable plastic bags

HCMC attempts to cut use of non-biodegradable plastic bags

HCMC aims to cut off non-biodegradable plastic bags in supermarkets, shopping malls and markets, collect and recycle plastic bags produced from household activities this year, according to the city Department of Natural Resources and Environment.