SAMARINDA. In March, the members of Wiraswasta Waste Bank successfully collected 682 kilograms of valuable waste to be sold to waste collector. To collect this amount of waste, they manage and sort their household waste everyday.
The waste was worth for 1.028.000 rupiah. Wiraswasta Waste Bank has been established by local people of Sidodadi and RZ in 2014.
Waste bank is initiated by RZ to support the government and society in reducing accumulation of waste and civilize clean and healthy lifestyle among people.
Waste bank has many benefits both environmentally and economically such as the member of waste bank will be invited to sort waste in several category namely organic wastes, inorganic wastes, and residue. In addition, they will also be trained to produce valuable product by recycling the waste. ***