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Community and Local Government Movement in Reducing Plastic Waste in Indonesia is Shown at COP23, Bonn, Germany

Community and Local Government Movement in Reducing Plastic Waste in Indonesia is Shown at COP23, Bonn, Germany

Bonn, November 16, 2017 – Currently, plastic waste is becoming an important and pressing issue to be resolved, especially in Indonesia. This plastic waste problem is becoming a topic that is much discussed at Indonesia Pavilion, COP 23 – UNFCCC at Bonn, Germany, which was held on 6-17 November 2017. The contribution of many parties is required in finding and executing solutions to the plastic waste problem in Indonesia. […]

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Youth Action Towards SDGs

Youth Action Towards SDGs

As a part of the SDSN Youth team, I had a chance to work with youth-led and youth-focused organizations. My full time job at Gerakan Indonesia Diet Kantong Plastik (GIDKP) is a youth-led and also youth-focused organization on environmental issue. My colleague in United in Diversity (UID) is youth-focused organization. UID is also Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) Southeast Asia secretariat.  Being surrounded by youth […]

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Keberanian Pemerintah Menegakkan Aturan Tanggung Jawab Produsen Jadi Faktor Penentu Mengatasi Pencemaran dan Mengurangi Timbulan Sampah Plastik

Keberanian Pemerintah Menegakkan Aturan Tanggung Jawab Produsen Jadi Faktor Penentu Mengatasi Pencemaran dan Mengurangi Timbulan Sampah Plastik

Jakarta, 8 Oktober 2017. Greenpeace Indonesia bersama dengan Aliansi Zero Waste Indonesia (AZWI) hari ini menyampaikan hasil audit sampah plastik dari berbagai lokasi di Indonesia, diantaranya hasil bersih pantai pada pertengahan September lalu di Pulau Bokor, Kepulauan Seribu, Jakarta. Kegiatan bersih pantai tersebut merupakan bagian dari gerakan global #BreakFreeFromPlastic, dan bertujuan untuk memberikan penyadartahuan kepada masyarakat mengenai dampak nyata dari konsumsi berlebih plastik dan kemasan […]

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Millennial Way to Sustainable Development Goals

Millennial Way to Sustainable Development Goals

I had a chance join Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) Youth as a Network Coordinator since July 2017. SDSN Youth is a platform launched by former UN Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon, to empower youth globally to create sustainable development solutions. SDSN Youth follows the UNDP’s Youth Strategy Approach in defining youth, therefore focusing on both young people aged 15-24 and young adults aged 25-30 or even beyond according to regional contexts and based on specific issues […]

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Bakso, Alasan Menolak Menjadi Vegetarian

Bakso, Alasan Menolak Menjadi Vegetarian

Bakso, siapa yang tidak mencintai makanan terenak seluruh dunia ini? Wah, sayang sekali jika ternyata ada yang tidak mencintainya. Saya, salah satu penggemar berat bakso, dari bakso kampung hingga bakso kota. Menurut Wikipedia, bakso umumnya dibuat dari campuran daging sapi giling dan tepung tapioka, akan tetapi ada juga bakso yang terbuat dari daging ayam, ikan, atau udang, bahkan daging kerbau. Dalam penyajiannya, bakso umumnya disajikan panas-panas […]

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Green groups reveal top plastic polluters following massive beach cleanup on Freedom Island

Green groups reveal top plastic polluters following massive beach cleanup on Freedom Island

MANILA, Philippines (September 22, 2017) – International brands are among the worst oceans polluters—and  green groups under the global #breakfreefromplastic movement are holding them to account. The results from the groups’ eight-day beach cleanup,  waste and brand audit on Freedom Island revealed that six international brands are responsible for 53.8% of plastic packaging pollution found in the designated ecotourism area,  which has been  declared  as […]

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Tanggapan Masyarakat Sipil Terhadap Proyek Uji Coba Jalan Aspal Plastik

Tanggapan Masyarakat Sipil Terhadap Proyek Uji Coba Jalan Aspal Plastik

Jakarta, 9 Agustus 2017 – Fenomena demam jalan aspal-plastik yang dimulai di India, menjalar ke Indonesia. Tanpa kajian yang matang dan holistik, terutama terkait dengan potensi timbulan, sirkulasi dan proses daur-ulang berbagai jenis plastik yang sudah ada, solusi latah ini tidak dapat disebut sebagai solusi berkelanjutan dan tidak mencerminkan visi circular economy. Dari berbagai liputan, Kementerian Pekerjaan Umum dan Perumahan Rakyat diketahui bekerjasama dengan Kementerian […]

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Groups to ASEAN: Act on plastic pollution, push Zero Waste in the region

Groups to ASEAN: Act on plastic pollution, push Zero Waste in the region

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – On the 50th founding anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) celebrated this month, environmental groups urged the regional body to act on plastic pollution in the region. “ASEAN member countries can stop plastic pollution and protect our oceans by instituting policies that will reduce the use of single-use disposable plastics, protecting the region’s borders from becoming dumping grounds of waste […]

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It’s Time To #BreakFreeFromPlastic

It’s Time To #BreakFreeFromPlastic

I’ve got to break free I want to break free, yeah I want, I want, I want, I want to break free. Begitulah penggalan lirik lagu “I Want To Break Free” yang dipopulerkan oleh Queen. Dengan semangat yang sama seperti lagu tersebut, pada tahun lalu, kampanye Break Free From Plastic digagas dan diluncurkan oleh lembaga-lembaga non profit seluruh dunia! Bisa dikatakan bahwa ini adalah gerakan […]

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Plastic Free July, Plastic Free Everyday!

Plastic Free July, Plastic Free Everyday!

Sejak diluncurkan oleh sekelompok lembaga non profit di Australia tahun 2011, kampanye Plastic Free July tumbuh menjadi gerakan yang mendunia. Saya memulainya tahun ini melalui Gerakan Indonesia Diet Kantong Plastik, tentunya tetap mengedepankan kampanye pengurangan penggunaan kantong plastik. Namun, apakah Plastic Free July hanya dilakukan setiap bulan Juli? Tentu tidak! Semangat pengurangan plastik tetap dilakukan kapanpun, dimanapun, dan oleh siapa saja. Sama seperti tagline Earth […]

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