This study is based on the author’s previous research carried out in Bangkok before the COVID outbreak and after the COVID outbreak, and in Hanoi for both the FW issue and single-use plastic issue to provide a comparative analysis of challenges and opportunities for household food and plastic waste reduction.
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The 7th 3R International Scientific Conference on Material Cycles and Waste Management (3RINCs) 11,15-19 March 2021, online
The COVID-19 outbreak has posed significant challenges for waste management, waste recycling and the circular economy around the world. This waste is not only medical and infectious waste but also general waste such as food waste and plastic waste (UNEP, 2020). Challenges include changes in lifestyle, consumption habits, blocked supply chains...
B-2-2 at the 6th 3R International Scientific Conference on Material Cycles and Waste Management (3RINCs) 2020, March Tsukuba, Japan
In the course of implementing the Paris climate agreement and the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), policymakers, practitioners and academics have increasingly acknowledged the urgency of addressing the food waste (FW) issue in the urban areas of developing economies. This paper selected Hanoi as a case study to clarify the impact of daily...
C-6-1 at the 6th 3R International Scientific Conference on Material Cycles and Waste Management (3RINCs) 2020, March Tsukuba, Japan.
This paper selected Hanoi as a case study to clarify the impact of daily lifestyle on food waste generation, as well as to evaluate policy options to prevent, mitigate and reduce food waste generation by consumers in Hanoi. Based on a questionnaire survey, the current situation of household FW generation was examined and the main reasons for FW...
Book of abstracts of the 3rd international scientific conference on material cycles and waste management (3RINCs)
The 26th Annual Conference of JSMCWM, 2015