Two crashing waves made by 168,000 used straws, collected all over the streets of Vietnam.
Installation art by Von Wong and Zero Waste Saigon
“To raise awareness on the impact of plastic waste on the environment and to encourage the public to reduce consumption of single-use plastics, artist Von Wong, non-profit organization Zero Waste Saigon, Starbucks Vietnam and leading green developer Keppel Land have partnered to showcase an art piece “The Parting of the Plastic Sea” (next to the Starbucks in the atrium of the Estella Place retail mall in District 2 of Ho Chi Minh City.”
The installation is built from recovered plastic packaging, and straws that were meticulously collected all over the streets of Vietnam with the help of volunteers including schools like British International School, American International School and the German School, along with local Starbucks partners.
Images screen capture from video