BATAM. In many Indonesia’s major cities, waste becomes a main environmental problem that must be solved immediately. To create a comfortable and clean environment, each people must have a high awareness on the importance of preserving environment. In addition, they have to create an effective waste management system.
Thus, to support the government and people on solving the problem, RZ implements a prime program named Waste Bank Program. This program is a part of environmental program that focuses on civilizing clean and healthy lifestyle.
In this program, the member of Waste bank Community will be introduced to the various types of waste and how to sort and manage them. In addition, they are also trained to produce valuable product by recycling waste.
Starting from the success of Waste Bank Amanah 1 located in Kavling Mangsang Permai blok C, Mangsang Village, Sei Beduk District, the residents of Mangsang initiated to launch Waste Bank Amanah 2 to expand the network and reach in Sei Beduk. It is located in Kavling Bida Ayu blok Y, Mangsang Village, Sei Beduk District and currently it has 23 members.
“We hope that it would give positive contributions to the society and environment,” Suyitno, a member, said. ***