Street art made from recycled material goes on display in Hanoi
A street in Phuc Tan ward in Hanoi has been decorated by series of art displays that have been made using recycled rubbish.
The art pieces are being displayed as part of a project launched by the People’s Committee of Hoan Kiem district.
In total 16 artworks which have been made out of recyclable materials are being showcased to the public.
The main materials used in the pieces includes bottles, plastic jars, glass, and old wheels.
A range of colourful artworks captures the public’s imagination.
Nguyen Van Hong of Hanoi says each of the pieces has served to transform the street, whilst encouraging local residents to become more aware of environmental protection and maintaining hygiene standards.
Hanoi’s iconic Long Bien bridge is recreated on the street.
The mural paintings decorate a wall that is 200 metres long.
Painter Tran Pham Yen The states that the artworks have been created by 16 domestic and foreign artists with the aim of encouraging local people to lead a better and more sustainable life.
Children show their delight at seeing the artworks.
A foreigner snaps a picture of some of the pieces.
Hanoi Book Street is currently hosting an exhibition known as “Be the change” which features a number of displays of items made from plastic waste.
Vietnam’s first asphalt road containing recycled plastics is being constructed at the Deep C Industrial Complex in the northern port city of Hai Phong with technological consultancy from Dow Vietnam.