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Vietnam Scheme To Tighten Controls on Plastic Bags

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Vietnam Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Aug. 31, 2012 – Vietnam will gradually eliminate the use of non-biodegradable plastic bags in daily life, with an aim to reduce by 40% the number of plastic bags used at supermarkets and shopping malls by 2015 and replace them with eco-friendly bags.…

Awash in Plastic Bags, Ho Chi Minh City Tries a Tax

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60 Metric Tonnes of Plastic Bags Every Day | Plastic Bag Ban Report HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam, May 1, 2012 (ENS) – The Department of Natural Resources and Environment in Vietnam’s largest city has again proposed banning free carry-out plastic bags. The nine million people in Ho Chi Minh…