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2022 World Ocean Day Celebration in Kiabu
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2022 World Ocean Day Celebration in Kiabu

To celebrate the annual World Ocean Day that falls on June 8, this year we and the LOKA KKPN Pekanbaru held a three-day event in Kiabu Village for the schoolchildren in Kiabu Village. The event was an extension of our KELAUT (Nature and Marine Class) activity under the Marine Conservation program that aims to educate...

Four Simple Ideas to Upcycle Textile Waste
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Four Simple Ideas to Upcycle Textile Waste

Ever wonder what to do with all of your unused, old clothes at home? Donating is one way to prevent them from going into landfills while also helping those in need. Another way is by upcycling them into new products, this is a fun activity that you can do at home using only simple tools and basic sewing skills. Below we show you some creative upcycling ideas:

A Small Group of Women  in Kiabu Leading the Drive Towards Cleaner Village
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A Small Group of Women in Kiabu Leading the Drive Towards Cleaner Village

Part of the waste management program is educating and raising the community’s awareness on types of waste, waste sorting at home and waste problems. Through this community-based approach members of Komunitas Kiabu Bersih, and the village, gain an understanding of why inorganic waste like plastics, rubber and electronics should not be dumped into the ocean, a harmful practice they used to do in the past.

Wise on Waste: How to Properly Sort Waste at Home
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Wise on Waste: How to Properly Sort Waste at Home

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.

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