Source: World Economic Forum Date: 28 June 2021Indonesia's waste management issue has reached an alarming scale and therefore calls for immediate action.The country requires collaboration from all sides, to come up with viable action plans to tackle the problem.The challenge contributes to the Indon...
Source: The Jakarta Post Date: 24 April 2021 Plastic pollution is never far away in Southeast Asia. It's in the streets, the rivers, the forests, the beaches and almost anywhere else you care to look. According to a 2018 United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) analysis of plastics production, de...
Source: Tempo.coDate: 18 February 2021 The disposable face mask waste is a new problem in the society amidst the Covid-19 pandemic, especially in the household level. The team of researchers from the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) is figuring out the solution to the matter by recycling disp...
Source: The Conversation Date: 12 August 2020  The disposal of plastics is a global problem. They are nearly indestructible in natural conditions but are discarded worldwide on a large scale. The world produces around 359 million metric tons of plastics each year. Nature cannot address the...
Source: South China Morning Post Date: 9 August 2020  Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines and Indonesia have seen a surge in plastic waste as environmental awareness takes a back seat to health concernsThere has been a heavy reliance on food-delivery services and online shopping ...
Source: The Conversation Date: 17 July 2020 There has been a growing trend of restrictions and bans on plastic bag use worldwide. By mid-2018, over 127 countries had enacted regulations limiting their use, a more than threefold increase over the last decade. The latest adherents are Jakart...
PT Pamerindo Indonesia held a webinar titled "A Strategy Overview on How Indonesia's Plastics & Rubber Industry Recover Post COVID-19", focusing on the current state of the plastics and rubber industry in Indonesia, its current challenges as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, and possible s...
Source: Detikcom Date: 3 July 2020 Plastic packaging waste has always been a global issue. The DKI Jakarta Provincial Government has banned the use of disposable plastic bags starting from July 1, for the sake of a better environment. Why for a better environment? Because in fact, Indonesia is ...
Source: Jakarta GlobeDate: 20 May 2020 The coronavirus pandemic has reduced air pollution all over the world but has not had the same impact on plastic pollution. Around eight million tons of plastic are swept into our oceans every year, and Indonesia has become the second biggest contributor a...
Source: Nature CommunicationsPublish Date: June 7, 2017 Plastics in the marine environment have become a major concern because of their persistence at sea, and adverse consequences to marine life and potentially human health. Implementing mitigation strategies requires an understanding and quantific...