A plogging event, in which more than 250 participants picked up waste while walking, was held in the Phuc Long wet market area in District 7, Ho Chi Minh City on Saturday. Many countries have encouraged the plogging trend as it helps promote a healthy lifestyle while demonstrating responsibility to the environment and society. During the 'Plogging - Walking & Waste Pick-up' event, jointly held by the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union in District 7 and RMIT University, teams picked up waste while jogging on a three-kilometer route for 1.5 hours. Photo: K.Anh / Tuoi TreThe 'Plogging - Walking & Waste Pick-up' event was in response to the World Cleanup Day 2023 (September 16). Photo: K.Anh / Tuoi TreSecretary of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union in District 7 Mai Trong Thang said the activity, combining environmental protection with physical exercise, was held for the first time but it might become a new trend.
Mar 21 2023