Last update 07:10 | 14/11/2017 vietnamnet
VietNamNet Bridge – The ‘mountain of electronic waste’ in Vietnam is receiving an additional 100,000 tons of waste each year.
The recycling activities carried out in Vietnam are just preliminary treatment, as the country still cannot make refined materials for production.
Thirty years ago, TV sets were luxury products for Vietnamese. But now, one family may own 2-3 TV sets and change TVs once every several years. This has resulted in an increasingly high volume of electronic waste.