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​​American joins Vietnamese volunteers to clean up trash on Kitchen Gods’ Day

Saturday, February 10, 2018, 15:48 GMT+7
A volunteers collect plastic bags from a resident.
A volunteers collect plastic bags from a resident.
Young volunteers collect litter under the bridge.
Young volunteers collect litter under the bridge.
A man pours ashes into the river on Long Bien Bridge.
A man pours ashes into the river on Long Bien Bridge.
Hanoi residents throw ashes and used incense sticks into the water.
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.
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.
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 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
Scott Matt collects plastic bags under Long Bien Bridge in Hanoi on February 8, 2018. Photo: Tuoi Tre

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