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Vietnamese workers stand on a huge pile of used plastic bottles at the roadside shop of a trader of recyclable items in Thach That district on the outskirts of Hanoi, Oct. 4, 2015.

Southeast Asian Nations Make Efforts to Reduce Plastic Waste, But They Are Still Not Enough

Pollution from discarded bags and bottles continues to plague Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, and Myanmar as they prepare for this year’s Earth Day.

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