SEMARANG. Rehat Waste Bank located in Pedurungan Integrated Community Development. It has been established since 2014 based on the awareness of local people management toward waste management problem.
To introduce it and civilize environmental preserving program, the management of waste bank and some volunteers of RZ implement regular socialization of waste bank benefits to local people.
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.
Considering the benefits of waste bank program, local government also gives a full support toward the implementation of waste bank in Blancirsari. “Hopefully, the presence of waste bank could persuade people to be more aware toward environmental preservation,” Supiati (45), a local people, said. ***