Everything you need to know about our new waste bank initiative in Kiabu Village.
This September marked the first time Kiabu Village took part in World Cleanup Day.
In Kiabu, non-recyclable waste like used pads are incinerated, an environmentally unfriendly waste management practice that can affect the physical well-being of the community and lead to air, land and water pollutions.
Indonesia is struggling with managing its own trash. Not only is the country the second largest plastic waste contributor in the world, but it is also in the second place for the largest food waster, wasting 300kg of food per person per year.
It’s only been a month since I received the news that I got the job as the Marine Conservation Program Assistant at the foundation, thus beginning a new chapter in my career at a new place that is thousands of kilometers away from my hometown in Bogor.
Zairul has been working as a traditional farmer in Telaga Village for 16 years. He is one of the few people in the village who choose this profession where the rest of community opt to become fishermen instead.
Educating the local communities to manage their waste responsibly and keeping the ocean clean.