EPPIC solutions introduced to the Vietnamese Prime Minister

Congratulations to Greenjoy straw – Ống hút cỏ thiên nhiên and Túi Biết Thở – Biopackaging, two winning teams of the Ending Plastic Pollution Innovation Challenge 2020, for an opportunity to introduce their innovative solutions to the Vietnamese Prime Minister and the Minister of Science and Technology at Techfest Vietnam 2021! These solutions are grass straws which helps replacing 60 million single-use plastics, and bio-bags which can biodegrade in 5 months.
At TechFest2021, both Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and UNDP Resident Representative in Viet Nam Caitlin Wiesen highlighted the importance of innovation in timely addressing environmental issues; COVID-19 healthcare challenges; and improving digital transformation of public services. Innovative solutions ecosystem needed now more than ever for sustainable recovery with people at the center.
Find out more about these innovations 👉 plasticchallenge.undp.org.vn/selected-solutions/

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