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Drowning in Waste

Drowning in Waste

Elise Dalley, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Sun, 02/13/2011 10:15 AM

As Jakarta’s population grows, experts warn that continued development, coupled with the city’s poor waste management system, may make it drown in its own waste, shooing away foreign investment crucial for future growth.
While international waste management standards demand a minimum spend per ton to adequately manage rubbish in a major city, the government currently spends only some 50 percent of this in Jakarta and less than half of that in smaller, outlying regions.

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SRI BEBASSARI: The Green Deeds of Garbage Queen

SRI BEBASSARI: The Green Deeds of Garbage Queen

Thirty-one years of wrestling with the problem of garbage has earned her the title of the Garbage Queen. She has been able to open the minds of many parties that garbage is a serious problem and must be handled professionally.

By Siska Nurifah

HEAPS of sorted out garbage appeared to mount. But interestingly, the final disposal site (landfill/TPA) located in the Subdistrict Office of Cempaka Putih, Central Jakarta, was actually far from being a stench. The place looked neat and gave out an impression of being professionally styled.  A few workers could be seen separating organic garbage from nonorganic waste pieces. In one corner of this landfill a lady with a headscarf could be seen organising the workers, and occasionally helped sort out the garbage in a pile.

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Konferensi Asia Pacific Roundtable for Sustainable Consumption and Production (APRSCP) ke-10 di Yogyakarta

Konferensi Asia Pacific Roundtable for Sustainable Consumption and Production (APRSCP) ke-10 di Yogyakarta

 Senin, 14 November 2011 08:24:43 – oleh : marco002

Yogyakarta, 9 – 11 November 2011. Komitmen Indonesia untuk Pembangunan Berkelanjutan, terus mengadopsi dan menerapkan kebijakan ramah lingkungan. Dalam ajang bergengsi ini, Indonesia ingin berbagi pengalaman, misalnya inisiatif kebijakan terhadap industri hijau (melalui 3R, produksi bersih, dan efisiensi energi) dan kebijakan strategi pembangunan Indonesia yang rendah karbon.

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