The pop-up art installation in the heart of Times Square is meant to raise environmental awareness, coinciding with New York State’s ban on all plastic carryout bags.
VNE By Nguyen Quy July 23, 2019 | 04:00 pm GMT+7
Fahasa will stop using single-use plastic next month and shift to biodegradable bags and paper wrappings.
Starting August 1, Fahasa, Vietnam’s biggest bookstore chain, will use a paper band to wrap books purchased from their shops for customers who bring their own bag, the company has recently announced on its official Facebook page. Tiếp tục đọc “Vietnam’s biggest bookstore chain to eschew plastic bags”
Several Vietnamese supermarkets have started using banana leaves to wrap vegetables in an effort to reduce plastic waste.
Shoppers at Lotte Mart in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 7 were recently surprised to see scallions, okra and other vegetables produce wrapped in banana leaves.
By Thuy Vi, TNN
HO CHI MINH CITY – Saturday, April 18, 2015 10:30
Women carry plastic bags from a morning shopping in Ho Chi Minh City in April 2015. Photo: Thuy Vi
One of the perks of shopping at a convenience store right in your apartment block is you do not often need a bag to carry stuff upstairs. Tiếp tục đọc “Plastic bag pollution continues unabated in Vietnam”