Scavengers are prone to various diease due to poor working conditions, evident by the prevalence of skin disease among waste pickers in Indonesia's landfill
4 November 2020 By Miriam Bahagijo
Category: Waste Management, Waste4Change Story
Tag: anniversary, Black Soldier Flies, BSF, personal waste management, pwm, responsible waste management, waste management services
28 October 2020 By Miriam Bahagijo
Category: Waste Management
Tag: incinerator, pyrolysis, waste to energy, wte
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Waste4Change had the honor to discuss wiith the founder of Bumi Langit to talk about waste issues and what it means to be free from waste
There are many things that we can conclude from the experiences of other countries in managing waste in their landfill. Not all of them have to be followed, there are some things that we can find our own solutions to suit Indonesian culture and needs.
Compared to Indonesia's low recycling rate, the amount of residual waste (waste that is difficult to recycle) that ends up in the landfill is considered unbalanced. This condition causes excessive waste accumulation in the landfill.
In theory, bioplastics can decompose in nature more quickly than synthetic plastics, but there are several levels of degradation for different types of bioplastics.
Under the Benioff Ocean Initiative project, Greeneration, Waste4Change, and River Recycle collaborate to intercept plastic waste flow in Citarum river
KLHK revealed that the Waste Bank not only contributed to the reduction of national waste by 1.7% (1,389,522 tons / year) in 2018, the Waste Bank was also economically beneficial by generating an average income of Rp1,484,669,825 per year .
Waste4Change through the Community-Based Implementation (w4c.id/CBI) service supports training and mentoring of community elements, ranging from the community, TPS 3R, management of tourism sites, and much more, to help optimize waste management.
Kekno Klambimu is a Surabaya-based initiative that accept donations of textile waste and fabrics to be upcycled into new and useful stuff
Through the Bring Back our Bottles program (abbreviated as BBOB), which was launched in 2008, The Body Shop® Indonesia invites loyal customers to return empty packaging of products labeled with their brands for later recycling.
Rivers became one major source of marine debris due to land-based waste and plastic pollutants that leaked into waterways. The heavily-polluted Citarum River is one example of how mismanaged waste might end up damaging the oceans