Responding to lawsuits from plastic and recycling plastic industries, Bogor and DKI Jakarta administrations will continue to process and implement policies to reduce single-use plastic volume as stipulates by Waste Management Law.
Amid lawsuit files by Indonesia Plastic Recycling Association, or ADUPI, to Supreme Court to challenge single-use plastic ban arguing the policy against Law on Waste Management, law experts call it as baseless legal action.
Approaching Ramadhan Month for Muslims which usually followed by the tradition of mass exodus or locally known as mudik, Indonesian government encourage public not to litter during travels.
Bogor Botanical Garden, under Plants Conservation and Botanical Garden Indonesian Institute for Sciences, introduces new types from genus begonia, hoya, and murraya resulted from latest expedition.
ADUPI files a lawsuit against Bali provincial administration on its plastic waste policy because the Association is concerned about plastics supply for recycling will be reduced and provincial government is considered inconsistent in implementing the 2008 Law on Waste Management.
Indonesian Institute for Sciences or LIPI states that Indonesia’s marine potential if converted to currency could reach up to Rp1,772 trillion (US$124 billion).
Oceanography Research Center, under Indonesian Institute for Sciences (LIPI), puts coral reefs and marine ecosystem health as its focus of research program following this year’s theme on Earth Day, “Protect Our Species”.
Central Java Governor Ganjar Pranowo announces a competition to recycle campaign props to valuable goods on his social media account which worth a total of Rp20 million (US$1,421).
On a latest research, Indonesian Institute for Sciences reveals nata de coco, fermented coconut water, is potential as alternative substance of polymer on plastics.
Ministry of Environment and Forestry (KLHK) inaugurates integrated waste management facilities in six district/city of Citarum watershed areas as part of the Clean Citarum program. The facility spent more than Rp12 billion (US$852,396).
Ministry of Environment and Forestry will standardized plastic shopping bags and degradable bioplastics amid the demands to improve the national standards in accordance to latest issue and technology of plastic waste.
Following the 2018 natural disasters, — earthquakes, tsunami, and liquefaction –, in Central Sulawesi, a senior official said the government has allocated at least Rp36 trillion (US$2.5 billion) to rebuilt the province.
Green activists under #Vote4Forest slammed majority of law makers who have been pushing to pass palm oil bill arguing that it will only profit palm oil companies.