Joining Forces To Mitigate Marine Plastic Debris
Plastic waste could take 100 or even 1,000 years to decompose in landfills while inflicting detrimental effects on humans and the environment.More about us
The project “Mitigating Marine Plastic Debris in Viet Nam” facilitates the development of guidelines on policy advocacy and communication programs to capacity building, awareness raising and behaviour change, towards the mitigation of marine plastic debris.
Vietnam is the third highest plastic consumption per capital in Asean, with 41,000g each person/year
13 percent of the total domestic waste in Vietnam is plastic
12-38 percent plastic waste is not collected and leaked into the environment
Do you know, an average of a truckload of 15 tons of plastic waste is dumped into the ocean every minute?