YOGYAKARTA. Melati Berseri Waste Bank located in Jetis Prenggan, Sidokarto, Godean, Sleman. It has been established since May 24, 2014, by RZ. Witda Suryani, a member of waste bank, said that it is established to create a comfortable and clean environment.
At first, there were 9 local people who joined in this community. To raise public awareness on the importance of preserving environment, RZ trained the member how to create an effective waste management.
Through participating in waste bank community, the member will be introduced to the various types of waste and how to sort, manage, and sell them. In addition, they are also trained to produce valuable product by recycling waste.
“I’m very glad to join in this community because now I can turn my household waste in a valuable one. Even though, there are only 14 members lately, I will keep socializing this idea into people. Thanks to RZ for the guidance,” Sri Sadiyani Istiningsih (36), the secretary of Melati Berseri Waste Bank, said. ***