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

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