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  1. Proposed approach for solid waste management for Vinh City, Nghe An Province, Vietnam

    A plan is presented for utilization of the municipal solid waste management (MSW) system in the city of Vinh, a provincial capital of Nghe An province, Vietnam. Special emphasis will be given to the city of Vinh, a highly populated urban center. The urban ...

    ekhupdater - 08/22/2014 - 18:01

  2. Investigation of different amendments for dump reclamation in Northern Vietnam

    Giant spoil dumps originate in the course of open-cast mining. The initial properties of Triassic spoil as well as pedogenesis are characterized by weathering processes. Due to the poor conditions in dump spoil a natural succession of plants or a re-veget ...

    ekhupdater - 08/25/2014 - 16:10

  3. Altered landscapes, altered livelihoods: The shifting experience of informal waste collecting during Hanoi’s urban transition

    A growing body of literature is concerned with urbanization processes in contemporary Vietnam and how the country’s globalizing cities of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City are increasingly becoming spaces of consumption. However, much less is known about how the ...

    ekhupdater - 08/22/2014 - 18:07

  4. Analysing and governing environmental flows: the case of Tra Co tapioca village, Vietnam

    Environmental flows are of crucial importance for questions of sustainability. But analysing only the material side of environmental flows brings us half way understanding questions of sustainability. This article reports on the development of a more inte ...

    ekhupdater - 08/26/2014 - 12:56

  5. Optimizing Municipal Solid Waste collection using Chaotic Particle Swarm Optimization in GIS based environments: A case study at Danang city, Vietnam

    Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) is an increasing concern at any municipality in the world, and is one of the primary factors that contribute greatly to the rising of climate change and global warming. MSW collection and disposal especially in the context of d ...

    ekhupdater - 08/22/2014 - 18:10

  6. Household solid waste generation and composition in different family size and socio-economic groups: A case study

    The household waste (HW) constitutes an important fraction in municipal solid waste (MSW). The composition of HW is an important factor in design an effective solid waste management plan for city. The aim of study was to estimate the quantity and quality ...

    ekhupdater - 08/22/2014 - 18:10

  7. Household solid waste generation and characteristic in a Mekong Delta city, Vietnam

    This study was undertaken to evaluate the quantity and composition of household solid waste to identify opportunities for waste recycling in Can Tho city, the capital city of the Mekong Delta region in southern Vietnam. Two-stage survey of 100 households ...

    ekhupdater - 08/22/2014 - 18:11

  8. Resource use and waste management in Vietnam hotel industry

    The hotel industry of Vietnam is expanding rapidly with increasing international arrivals and domestic tourists. At the same time, mounting costs of resources and impacts of waste could affect the income, environmental performance and public image of the ...

    ekhupdater - 08/22/2014 - 18:12

  9. Sustainable solutions for solid waste management in Southeast Asian countries

    Human activities generate waste and the amounts tend to increase as the demand for quality of life increases. Today’s rate in the Southeast Asian Nations (ASEANs) is alarming, posing a challenge to governments regarding environmental pollution in the rece ...

    ekhupdater - 08/22/2014 - 18:17

  10. Solid Waste Management in Vietnam- An Industrial Ecology Study

    In the past decade, strong economic growth and uncontrolled urbanization have greatly magnified the problems with Vietnam’s solid waste management system, pushing waste management to the forefront of environmental challenges with which it must contend. No ...

    ekhupdater - 08/19/2014 - 23:00