SEMARANG. Raflesia Waste Bank located in Jomblang Sari, Jomblang Village, Semarang. It has been established since August 24, 2014, by RZ. Budi, a member of waste bank, said that it is established to create a comfortable and clean environment.
There were 12 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 hope that this waste bank can give many benefits for local people. Preserving environment is an important thing so we must socialize it incessantly,” Budi said. ***