Plastics Waste in the Time of Corona

We use more plastics during the pandemic! This article is the first article out of two articles about plastic waste, pandemic and environmental impact. This article is a spin-off of the Tulodo Environmental Series article. Plastic waste remains a significant environmental issue in Indonesia. The country currently produces more than 190,000 tonnes of waste every day. The Indonesian Government has set a target of a 30% reduction of wasteContinue reading Plastics Waste in the Time of Corona

Tulodo appointed to evaluate Project STOP in response to global crisis of marine plastic pollution.

Tulodo and AECOM have been appointed by SYSTEMIQ to conduct a mid-term evaluation of Project STOP in Indonesia. Project STOP is a city partnership initiative to accelerate waste management solutions in Indonesia, working with the Ministry of Environment and Forestry. Continue reading Tulodo appointed to evaluate Project STOP in response to global crisis of marine plastic pollution.

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

Best Practices in Household Waste Management

Many factors influence an individual’s behaviour in managing waste. Individuals at the household level have many choices when it comes to managing waste such as that sent to landfills: reduce consumption or packaging, reuse goods, or recycle re-claimable materials. This article identifies a number of determinant factors influencing individual’s behaviour in managing waste by using the Fogg Behaviour Change model.Continue reading Best Practices in Household Waste Management