Greening Food Processing Industries in Vietnam: Opportunities and Constraints

Tran Thi My Dieu

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The food processing sector in Vietnam plays a vital role in its economic development, but its rapid growth seems to go hand-in-hand with environmental deterioration. Several decades of applying the conventional end-of-pipe approach made clear that it only deals with treating the symptoms. It is necessary to combine technological (end-of-pipe) solutions to overcome urgent pollution problems with ways to prevent wastes from being generated or to reuse their valuable material. This article presents a methodology for analyzing the possibilities for waste prevention in food processing industry in Vietnam.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)229-249
JournalEnvironment, Development and Sustainability
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2006

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