15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Reprocess coconut hulls

The worker used hands to twist coconut hulls before drying it in the sun. This is the first step to recycle these coconut hulls. In this craft village, almost people take full advantage of the parts of the coconut to create handicraft products. Coconut hulls used to fibre, activate carbon, nano membrane for water purification. After processing, they used to make coconut matting or craft things. They not only help people earn their living monthly, but also contribute to protect the environment.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2017
Date Uploaded: 09.2017
Photo Location: Vietnam
Copyright: © Son Truong