Source: The Jakarta PostDate: October 18, 2021. Both at home and abroad, plastic waste is a mounting problem that is not going to disappear on its own. The United Nations estimates that 8 million tons of plastic is dumped into the ocean worldwide each year, with Indonesia contributing upward of 600,...
Source: ANTARA NewsDate: 18 February 2021 The Ministry of Environment and Forestry said it is keen to support the waste management sector and help strengthen the implementation of circular economy in Indonesia. "Waste management has been one of the most resilient business sectors during the COVID-19...
Source: Eco-Business.comDate: 11 January 2021 Increased government and corporate accountability, including the full implementation of the EPR law and more investment into upcycling innovations, are equally critical to create a more sustainable waste management ecosystem in Singapore. Singapore ...
Source: The Jakarta Post Date: 10 September 2020  The Semarang administration offered investors five infrastructure projects worth a total of Rp 17.13 trillion (US$1.15 billion) in a business forum opened on Wednesday, as it seeks to develop the Central Java capital amid the ongoing health...
Source: The Jakarta Post Date: 27 August 2020  Several top food and beverages companies have established a new organization to ramp up their recycling efforts and reduce plastic packaging waste in Indonesia, which the companies commonly produce and usually ends up polluting the sea.  ...
Source: Katadata Date: 26 August 2020  The Indonesian government continues to promote the realization of a circular economy system. This system has the potential to realize sustainable and environmentally friendly development. Indonesia is in the midst of implementing a circular economy. T...
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: Jakarta Globe Date: 27 July 2020 Jakarta's city administration has pledged to accelerate the construction of intermediate waste treatment facilities to convert waste to energy at four locations across the capital as the city's Bantargebang landfill in West Jawa would reach its full-capa...
Source: The Jakarta Post Date: 21 July 2020 The government inaugurated on Monday a facility to produce refuse-derived fuel (RDF), a fuel made of various types of waste, in Cilacap, Central Java, as part of efforts to improve Indonesia's waste management and speed up the country's transition to ...
Source: The Jakarta Post Date: 15 July 2020 Emissions of methane -- a planet-warming gas several times more potent than carbon dioxide -- have risen by nine percent in a decade driven by mankind's insatiable hunger for energy and food, a major international study concluded Wednesday. Methane (C...
As we celebrate the Earth Day, we should remember that 75% of plastic waste in Indonesia is mismanaged. Many of the plastic waste are simply burned or dumped on land, which could leak into the water bodies and dangerous for the environment. A Multi-Stakeholder Action Plan has been develope...