First exhibition on plastic waste opens in Hanoi

(VOVWORLD) - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and photographer Nguyen Viet Hung, aka Lekima Hung, have co-organized a photo exhibition on plastic waste in Hanoi on Tuesday in response to World Environment Day (June 5) and World Oceans Day (June 8).
First exhibition on plastic waste opens in Hanoi - ảnh 1Plastic waste is a serious environmental problem in Vietnam (Photo: Trong Duc/VNA) 

At Tuesday’s opening ceremony, Caitlin Wiesen, UNDP Country Director in Vietnam, called for practical activities like saying no to single-use plastic products to create a greener, cleaner Vietnam.

Themed “Save our seas”, the 5-day exhibition is showcasing 100 photos to raise people’s awareness about plastic waste, suggest feasible solutions, and urge Vietnam’s ministries, agencies, enterprises, and people to reduce plastic pollution in Vietnam.

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