Vietnam actively controls plastic waste

NDO – A ceremony was held in Hanoi on June 9 to launch a national campaign on plastic waste prevention in response to the UN’s call for preventing the threat of plastic waste pollution to the ecological environment and people's health.


Attending the event, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc called for practical and specific actions to control and reduce plastic waste.

Various activities were held to convey the message of environmental protection.

Young people respond to the ‘say no to plastic waste’ movement.

Volunteers advise people to use biodegradable micro-bags to protect the environment.

People from all walks of life join the walk in response to the campaign of plastic waste prevention.

International delegates and children drawing paintings themed ‘We are the future of the earth’.

Hoan Kiem District’s Education Department used plastic waste as teaching aids.

Many supermarkets nationwide have used natural alternatives, such as banana leaves, in wrapping goods.

Foreign tourists are interested in hats made of bang (Lepironia articulata) grasses.

Volunteers respond to the movement to say no to plastic waste.

Collecting plastic wastes is a beautiful action at the launching ceremony.

Vietnam joins hand with the international community to prevent plastic waste from polluting the ecological environment and people’s health.