The journey of a recycled plastic bottle

As the final part of the Tulodo Environmental Series, this article will cover how the recycled waste system works in Indonesia. As described in  the previous article (Article 1 and Article 2), at the household level waste is stored in different containers prior to collection, such as in plastic bins, plastic bags, and brick containers built in front of houses.  As mentioned in the first article of the series, in Indonesia, the average solid waste generation …Continue reading The journey of a recycled plastic bottle

Melihat Isu Sampah dari Kacamata Budaya Sunda

Kematian paus sperma karena menelan 22 kg sampah plastik di Italia pada awal bulan ini bukanlah kasus pertama yang kita dengar. Pada November 2018, seekor paus sperma ditemukan mati setelah menelan 5,9 kg sampah plastik di Wakatobi, Sulawesi Tenggara . Kasus ini menjadi pertanda bagi kita bahwa kita telah terlalu banyak mengonsumsi plastik. Untuk melawan gaya hidup ketergantungan plastikContinue reading Melihat Isu Sampah dari Kacamata Budaya Sunda

Time to End Confusion over Waste Separation

Waste generation remains a major problem for many countries and major cities around the world. In Indonesia, average solid waste generation per capita was 0.49 kg per day in 2015, and it keeps increasing. It is predicted that Indonesia will produce 67.1 million tonnes of solid waste in 2019, mostly generated by households. Continue reading Time to End Confusion over Waste Separation

3 Manfaat Membawa Kotak Bekal Sendiri

Siapa bilang kotak bekal hanya cocok dibawa oleh anak-anak? Anda juga bisa membawa kotak bekal ke kantor, lho! Hal ini bahkan sudah menjadi gaya hidup untuk banyak orang. Tidak percaya? Coba saja buka hashtag #bekalkantor, #bekalkerja, #bekalbapakbara, atau #bekalbapakarif di Instagram. Namun apa sebenarnya manfaat dari membawa kotak bekal sendiri?Continue reading 3 Manfaat Membawa Kotak Bekal Sendiri

Perubahan lingkungan, dapat membantu mengubah perilakumu?

Jakarta memiliki lebih dari 100 gedung pencakar langit, terdiri juga dari berjuta mobil dan motor di jalanan utama seperti Sudirman atau Kuningan. Selain memiliki gedung dan mesin-mesin lainnya, Jakarta juga memiliki berjuta penyakit dan polusi, mulai dari polusi udara, air yang kotor dan tercemar limbah kimia dan juga tumpukan sampah penyebar penyakit Continue reading Perubahan lingkungan, dapat membantu mengubah perilakumu?

Pokemon Go Penyelamat Kehidupan

Satu bulan sudah Pokemon Go beredar di masyarakat, namun antusiasmenya tidak kunjung reda. Orang tua, para guru, bos-bos, tidak pernah menyangka akan ada sebuah permainan yang mampu mengubah kehidupan manusia. Anak-anak yang biasanya bermain gadget di sofa ruang tengah, sekarang menjadi lebih rajin mengelilingi kompleks di sekitar rumah mereka. Para pelajar yang biasanya memilih untuk berdiam di perpustakaan atau kantin saat jam istirahat, sekarang menjadi lebih suka mengelilingi lapangan. Karyawan kantor yang biasanya hanya duduk dan bekerja di kubikel mereka, sekarang menjadi lebih suka bolak-balik ke lobi kantor. Semua mereka lakukan demi satu tujuan: berburu Pokemon.Continue reading Pokemon Go Penyelamat Kehidupan

Social franchise to solve toilet trouble

A recent article in The Conversation reveals some of the excellent advances made in addressing the persistent and devastating impacts of a lack of access to sanitation. One interesting one is a business called Sanergy, which profits from providing clean toilet services and the collection and treatment of waste. Sanergy provides the toilets, keeps them clean, removes the waste, treats andContinue reading Social franchise to solve toilet trouble

Tulodo to partner with Kopernik on Fire Up Central Java Clean Cookstove project in Indonesia

As part of Indonesia’s Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources and World Bank Clean Stove Initiative (CSI), Tulodo is partnering with Kopernik to market cleaner cookstoves to poor households in Central Java. Tulodo’s role on the Fire Up Central Java Cleaner Cookstove project is to design and manage the marketing and community mobilisation activities, include formative research, marketing strategy, stakeholder engagement, capacityContinue reading Tulodo to partner with Kopernik on Fire Up Central Java Clean Cookstove project in Indonesia

New report on use of behaviour change in clean cooking interventions for economic, health and environmental impact

A new report (available below) from a team led by Tulodo’s Nick Goodwin has found promising evidence for the effectiveness of behaviour change approaches in clean cooking interventions. Despite decades of effort, around 2.8 billion people still rely on solid fuels to meet domestic energy needs. There is robust evidence this causes premature death, chronic disease asContinue reading New report on use of behaviour change in clean cooking interventions for economic, health and environmental impact

Change agents make residents feel safer about dengue fever in the Philippines

Research by Fe Espino at the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine on dengue prevention in the Philippines shows how community trust is vital to the success of behaviour change programs. In 2010, the number of dengue cases in the Philippines rose from 37,101 in 2006 to 118,868. Dengue fever is caused by a virus transmitted by mosquitoes which are born inContinue reading Change agents make residents feel safer about dengue fever in the Philippines

Corporate behaviour change: Greenpeace takes on Procter & Gamble over commitment to mothers

With all the discussion on nonprofit partnerships with the private sector, a Greenpeace campaign on Procter & Gamble reminds us that the corporation can also be the target of behaviour change campaigns. You may be familiar with P&G’s wildly popular video ‘’Thank You Mom’’, released for the Sochi Winter Olympics. Greenpeace has released a provocative spoof, “Hidden Truth“. WhileContinue reading Corporate behaviour change: Greenpeace takes on Procter & Gamble over commitment to mothers

Brunei’s search for clean, alternative energy fuels students’ drive for innovation

At an alternative energy exhibition, students from energy clubs in various schools in Brunei were set a task to come up with ideas that incorporate green technologies such as solar- and hydro-electricity. One of these was a project called “Family Fitness For Energy”, created by the energy club of Menglait Secondary School. It shows how kinetic energy can be turnedContinue reading Brunei’s search for clean, alternative energy fuels students’ drive for innovation