Source: ANTARADate: November 3, 2021. Jakarta (ANTARA) - Indonesia's Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR) Ministry fully supports policies for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions through infrastructure development by, for instance, adopting the green building development concepts. "We have a...
Source: Antara News Date: 3 July 2021 Indonesian National Development Planning Minister Suharso Monoarfa pressed for deepening cooperation between Indonesia and France to create a low-carbon environment, green and blue economy, as well as cooperation in financing the development of government projec...
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 World Bank Date: 20 May 2021 Indonesia is battling one of the greatest environmental challenges of our time—marine plastic debris. To support the Government of Indonesia's efforts on combating plastic waste and marine debris and its leadership in implementing the agenda, a better underst...
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: Mongabay Date: 5 April 2021 Mangroves are known to trap plastic waste and stop it entering the sea, but this defense comes at a high cost to mangrove forests themselves, a new study shows.Researchers working in Indonesia's Central Java province found plastic carpeting half of the mangrove fl...
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: Reuters Date: 1 September 2020  For the residents along Indonesia's Cisadane River, the coronavirus has brought not just deadly disease, but also a deluge of medical waste: a constant stream of syringes, face masks and hazmat suits floating by. The double threat for those who depen...
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: The Conversation Date: 10 July 2020 Each year, the total amount of electric and electronic equipment the world uses grows by 2.5 million tonnes. Phones, radios, toys, laptops – if it has a power or battery supply it's likely to join a growing mountain of "e-waste" after use. In 2019 alo...
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 ...
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...