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Rinjani's campsites are covered in litter. Credit Harry Vasiliadis

Trash-Tinted Goggles: Mountains of Garbage Overshadow Indonesia’s Ambitious Tourism Plans

A sprawling archipelago of white sandy beaches, towering active volcanoes, seas abundant with marine life, rich rainforests, and dozens of ethnic cultures, it’s easy...

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20,000 Volunteers Come Together for a Cleaner Jakarta, Thousands More Join Across Nation

On Sunday, October 16, the fourth annual Clean Up Jakarta Day took place, with 20,000 volunteers and joined by celebrities and public figures – all coming together in...

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Jakarta’s Fourth Annual City-Wide Clean-up Invites Everyone to Volunteer

The city of DKI Jakarta produces a staggering 6,700 tonnes of trash a day; the equivalent of one colossal Borobudur Temple made of trash in just two days. It is common...

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Bagging Mountain Trash

Indonesia’s mountains are known for their spectacular summits and surreal beauty, attracting hikers from near and far. Sadly, the sight of litter often ruins these...

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XS Project: Going Against the Odds to Save Trash Pickers

Aiming to break the generational cycle of trash pickers, XS Project creates and sells products made out of waste materials. Despite serious obstacles, their priority...

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10,000 Local and International Residents Come Together for a Cleaner Jakarta

On Sunday, October 18 2015, Clean Up Jakarta Day was back for its third time to carry out its mission of raising awareness for a cleaner Jakarta. Approximately 10,000...

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Dua Tangan Cukup: Ffrash Produces Home Furniture from Trash

Ffrash is a recently introduced interior design brand, with a social and sustainable character. Ffrash produces high-quality sustainable design furniture and home...

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An Insight into Plastic Pollution

Plastic pollution is reaching very high levels in Bali. Almost 30 million plastic bottles are used every day and disposed of in different ways, many simply abandoned...