Indonesia looks to incinerator to manage its waste in major landfills. While waste pickers want better empowerment, fair wages, and access to social and health services.
Community-led waste banks can be key in tackling waste in the upstream. If optimised, more than 70% of Jakarta’s waste does not need to end up in Bantargebang.
An expert say Indonesia is yet to have a waste management blueprint. Waste power plant is seen as short and middle term solution to stop waste from contaminating the environment.
A local food bank aims to realize a hunger-free nation and hopes to pave the way for an ecosystem that supports the establishment of a national food bank.
A study reveals that plastic waste is threatening the phytoplankton population in the Sea of Ternate City, North Maluku, and predicts its extinction in the next 20 to 30 years.
Prigi talks about his involvement in the Pulau Plastik documentary, imported waste, messages about protecting the environment, to funding, both foreign and local for NGOs in Indonesia.
Chemical pollution, siltation and agriculture waste have made West Java’s longest river one of the world’s dirtiest. Those working on its banks say efforts are being made to clean it up. But will they turn the tide?