Webinar: Plastic Waste Management in Vietnam - a Circular Approach

  • Datum 31 augustus 2021
  • Tijd 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Organisatie
    • Dutch Business Association In Vietnam (DBAV)
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Webinar: Plastic Waste Management in Vietnam - a Circular Approach

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The issue of plastic waste management has been identified as a core issue in Vietnam. Increasing plastic consumption due to population growth, urbanization, and international plastic scrap imports,in combination with a lacking waste infrastructure where waste isn’t sufficiently collected, sorted, or disposed, creates immense pollution causing damage to the environment and health. Today, Vietnam ranks among the top 4 plastic polluters globally.


However, there are good news. Vietnams government accepts the challenge to restructure the aching system and promotes circular economy practices as a solution to combat plastic waste. This webinar shall enhance and inspire Dutch-Vietnamese business collaboration on circular plastic waste management.

🔜 On August 31 at 9:00 CET/ 14:00 VN time, Holland Circular HotspotDutch Business Association Vietnam DBAV 🇳🇱 and the Netherlands Embassy in Hanoi are2 hosting 'Plastic Waste Management in Vietnam'

This webinar gives a detailed overview of #wastemanagment in terms of regulations, governmental intentions to steer the development towards a #circulareconomy, and insights into national frameworks and roadmaps relevant for businesses interested in taking root in #Vietnam.

Introduction of speakers

  • Iwan Rutjens - Diplomat at the Dutch Embassy in Vietnam
  • Dr. Nguyen Hoang Nam - Researcher and policy advisor for the Institute of Strategy and Policy on Natural Resources and Environment (ISPONRE) Vietnam
  • Dr. Trinh Thai Ha - National Manager at Vietnam Plastic Action Partnership (NPAP)
  • Guido van Rooy - Executive Director Dutch Business Association Vietnam
  • Niels van den Hoek - Director & Co-Founder at SweepSmart
  • Jan Jaap Folmer - Founder and Chief of Upp! UpCycling Plastic
  • Mr. Nguyen Viet Thanh - Chairman and Director of Tan Thanh Phuong Investment
    Holding Company
  • Freek van Eijk - Director Holland Circular Hotspot Moderator webinar
  • Lia Huybrechts - Project Management at Holland Circular Hotspot