Plastic litter on the rise

  • Discarded plastic cups are pictured near a footpath in Dhaka’s Hatirjheel. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Discarded plastic cups are pictured near a footpath in Dhaka’s Hatirjheel. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Discarded plastic cups are pictured near a footpath in Dhaka’s Hatirjheel. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Discarded plastic cups are pictured near a footpath in Dhaka’s Hatirjheel. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Discarded plastic cups are pictured near a footpath in Dhaka’s Hatirjheel. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Discarded plastic cups are pictured near a footpath in Dhaka’s Hatirjheel. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A lump of plastic waste is seen near a sidewalk in Dhaka’s Hatirjheel. Visitors continue to litter despite the presence of dustbins. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A lump of plastic waste is seen near a sidewalk in Dhaka’s Hatirjheel. Visitors continue to litter despite the presence of dustbins. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A lump of plastic waste is seen near a sidewalk in Dhaka’s Hatirjheel. Visitors continue to litter despite the presence of dustbins. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A lump of plastic waste is seen near a sidewalk in Dhaka’s Hatirjheel. Visitors continue to litter despite the presence of dustbins. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A plastic cup is seen floating in Dhaka’s Hatirjheel lake. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A plastic cup is seen floating in Dhaka’s Hatirjheel lake. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Squashed plastic cups and bottles are dumped on a street in Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Squashed plastic cups and bottles are dumped on a street in Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Squashed plastic cups and bottles are dumped on a street in Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Squashed plastic cups and bottles are dumped on a street in Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A person drinks tea from a plastic cup near a shop in Dhaka. Most of the local tea shops used to serve tea in glass or ceramic cups before the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A person drinks tea from a plastic cup near a shop in Dhaka. Most of the local tea shops used to serve tea in glass or ceramic cups before the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

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