Long Bien Bridge clean-up event to be held this weekend

The environmental group Keep Hanoi Clean (KHC), in collaboration with a Delegation of the European Union to Vietnam, will hold a clean-up underneath Hanoi’s iconic Long Bien Bridge this weekend.

Long Bien Bridge clean-up event to be held this weekend

KHC’s founder James Joseph Kendall at a clean-up event. The group will hold a similar event underneath Hanoi’s iconic Long Bien Bridge this weekend (Photo courtesy of KHC)

As part of the EU Climate Diplomacy Week 2019, the event will be held from 8amto 11.30am, and from 2pm until 5.30pm on Saturday and Sunday (October 12 and13). Volunteers over 16 years old are welcome to join the event.

Following its “green” theme, the organisers have alsoencouraged participants ride their bikes to the venue with the offer of prizesfor those who do. 

Participants will be offered a free vegan lunch.

 

Registration can be found at https://forms.gle/jbunvSVnDFimRfNR9. Formore information, contact KHC by emailing info@keephanoiclean.org, or callJames (English) 0949886880, Phuong (Vietnamese) 0936688727.

KHC was founded in May 2016 by James Joseph Kendall — a long-termAmerican resident of Hanoi who was concerned about the levels of trash in andaround his neighbourhood. The ultimate goal of KHC is to help Hanoi becomea “green gem city” for sustainable living, and then to replicate this successacross the country./. VNA

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