Con Dao National Park towards no more single-use plastics

Sunday - 08/11/2020 00:38
Con Dao National Park Management Board has coordinated with The Coi Dong Nai Joint Stock Company to implement the program "Con Dao National Park has no disposable plastic items - KoN1" with awareness-raising activities for residents and tourists about the harmful effects of disposable plastic, in order to gradually change behavior and habits of using disposable plastic products, contributing to limit the increase in pollution and environmental degradation. Thereby, conserving natural resources, protecting biodiversity in Con Dao National Park.
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                                                                                            Conference scene
 The program "Con Dao National Park has no disposable plastic items - KoN1" with the goal after 3 years (2020 - 2022), Con Dao National Park has no longer plastic.

 As part of a series of activities within the framework of the program, the Management Board of Con Dao National Park and The Coi Joint Stock Company held a conference to propagate and raise awareness about reducing plastic waste for the delegates, leaders of agencies, departments, unions, executive boards of 9 residential areas in the district; travel service business units, businesses, vehicle owners providing travel services and public servants, employees, workers of Con Dao National Park. With the aim of minimizing environmental pollution in tourism destinations in Con Dao National Park, minimizing the use of plastic waste, especially disposable plastic in the management scope of Con Dao National Park.
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     Mr. Tran Dinh Hue - Deputy Director of the Management Board of Con Dao National Park delivered his opening speech
At the conference, delegates were introduced to the program "Con Dao National Park -  No Disposable Plastic Products - KoN1"; learn about the origin and harm of disposable plastic on the living environment and human health; measure to reduce plastic waste; change the habit of not using disposable plastic products through expert presentations and through documentaries about the harmful effects of plastic waste. As well as signing to support the program and signing a commitment to use disposable plastic products.
 Humans only take 1 second to throw plastic waste into the environment, but plastic waste takes hundreds of years, even thousands of years to decompose. Therefore, their consequences for the environment are really terrible. If they do not act promptly, plastic waste will seriously affect the earth and human life. Therefore, Right now, it is necessary to form awareness and habit of saying no to plastic products, especially disposable plastic.
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                        Delegates were watching a documentary about the environmental effects of plastic waste
Therefore, in addition to propaganda, raising awareness about saying no to plastic waste. On this occasion, the Management Board of Con Dao National Park and The Coi Dong Nai Joint Stock Company also introduced eco-friendly alternative products to plastic products, including water bottles and bags, familiar everyday items are made of environmentally friendly materials that can be reused many times in daily life. These products are also provided free of charge to those who attend the program.
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                                    Mr. Tran Dinh Hue presented environmentally friendly products to delegates
Currently, plastic waste is a global problem, countries in the world as well as Vietnam have been actively taking action to solve the problem of plastic waste, especially in the context of the impact of plastic waste is increasing. Therefore, the management board of Con Dao National Park in coordination with The Coi Dong Nai Joint Stock Company to implement the program "Con Dao National Park has No Disposable Plastic Products - KoN1" is an important meaningful activity, contributing to step by step change the behavior and habits of using disposable plastic products, proceeding to say no to plastic products in Con Dao National Park, for a green environment and sustainable development.
  

 

Source: Manh Cuong; Translated by My Phuong

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