Photographer: Thong Nguyen
Title: Garbage and agricultural waste in the countryside
Location: Vietnam
Period: 12/2020 - 06/2021
Category: Environment

Vietnam is a large agricultural producing country, agricultural residues are often burned instead of organically processed, this has created a large amount of smoke pollution.

Burning leftovers from agriculture in the valley

A family burns agricultural leftovers to prepare for the new crop

Agricultural waste and domestic waste in the field

Burning household waste right next to residential areas

Smoke directly affects farmers

Burning waste can lead to forest fires