The Project is in Zero Waste Network in Vietnam aims at “Zero Waste” in 5 pilot areas in Vietnam (Cat Ba / Ha Long, Xuan Thuy, Cu Lao Cham, Da Nang, Phu Quoc). Cat Ba is one of 5 coastal localities selected for project implementation, this is a locality with many important areas such as the National Park and World Biosphere Reserve of Cat Ba. In the face of serious plastic waste pollution in coastal areas, Cat Ba is necessary to launch a campaign to reduce waste for environmental protection and conservation ecosystem of the area.
Specific objectives of the project within three years, the pilot models in Cat Ba and Ha Long reduce 25% of local waste by waste reduction methods. These methods are developed and implemented by NGOs in the Zero Waste Vietnam network alliance in coordination with local authorities and the participation of selected objects.
Outcome #1: Develop plastic waste reduction plan and pilot implementation in target audiences
Activity #1: Coordinate with the partners to develop plans to reduce plastic waste of the target (restaurants, hotels, markets)
Activity #2: Pilot implementation of solution to reduce single-use plastic products
Outcome #2: Strengthening cooperation between GreenHub and Cat Hai authorities to reduce single-use plastic and stop using single-use plastic products in Cat Ba
Activity #1: 01 meeting with Cat Hai district people’s committee to discuss about how to support district government in plastic single use waste management
Activity #2: Meeting/Round Table of tourism companies (restaurants and hotels, etc) and Cat Hai district people’s committee about reducing the single use plastic, exhibition of plastic recycling (in connection with VUSTA event)