BALIKPAPAN. In the recent years, modern society has become more responsible when it comes to waste management. Irresponsible disposal of waste or not considering the convenience of other people or the environment is a punishable act. Therefore, each individual should be aware and cautious of the environmental policies when it comes to waste disposal and management. There are so many benefits of waste management both to the environment and to the people.
To create an integrated waste management, RZ initiate a community engaged in waste management spread in Integrated Community Development areas named waste bank.
This program is a part of environmental program that focuses on civilizing clean and healthy lifestyle. Through this program, RZ invites ICD members to sort, collect, and process inorganic waste to valuable things.
Heny Widiastuti, Chief Program Officer of RZ, expected that the program can support solving waste management problem for a sustainable environment. “Social mindset change regarding to the waste can help people to civilize better viewpoint toward waste management,” Widiastuti said.
Widiastuti claimed that business opportunity can be obtained from many things and one of them is waste. “By the existence of this program, RZ expects to create sustainable environment and prosperous society,” She said. ***