E3S Web Conf.
Volume 210, 2020Innovative Technologies in Science and Education (ITSE-2020)
|Number of page(s)||7|
|Published online||04 December 2020|
Reducing plastic waste for the competitiveness of Vietnamese tourist attractions
1 Graduate Academy of Social Sciences, 477 Nguyen Trai, Thanh Xuan, Hanoi, 100000, Vietnam
2 Institute of Environment & Sustainable Development, E Building, No.6, Dang Van Ngu, Dong Da, Hanoi, 100000, Vietnam
3 Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, No.1, Lieu Giai, Ba Dinh, Hanoi, 100000, Vietnam
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Plastic usage in tourism activities has increased significantly in Vietnam over the past decades, leading to the burden of plastic pollution and the threat to sustainable tourism development. The Vietnamese government has recognized the importance of plastic waste management in sustainable tourism. Laws and regulations on controlling pollution due to non-biodegradable plastic bags. Public education activities have been organized to encourage people replace plastic products with natural materials, reuse plastic bags and reduce plastic wastes. Many tourism businesses have found ways to limit plastic consumption, such as replacing disposal plastic products with eco-friendly products. Vietnamese tourism has taken the first steps in reducing plastic waste pollution in tourism activities. This article proposed some solutions to limit and restrain plastic wastes from tourism in Vietnam.
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