A volunteers collect plastic bags from a resident.
Young volunteers collect litter under the bridge.
A man pours ashes into the river on Long Bien Bridge.
Hanoi residents throw ashes and used incense sticks into the water.
A member of the Ca Chep (Carp) volunteer group holds a sign saying “Release carp, not plastic bags” on Long Bien Bridge.
The volunteers provide a bucket to help locals release their carps into the river.
Scott Matt pours ashes into the river, a traditional Vietnamese practice on the Kitchen Gods’ Day.
Scott Matt collects plastic bags under Long Bien Bridge in Hanoi on February 8, 2018. Photo: Tuoi Tre