KARANGANYAR. Monday (02/10), Used Cardboard Waste can be transformed into millions worth items by the Empowered Village Facilitator of Rumah Zakat. Communities in Wonorejo Village, Jatiyoso, Karanganyar District, Central Java transformed cardboard waste into valuable items such as wedding tray applications, money and gold boxes, cosmetic trays, prayer device trays, various dowry models, birthday gifts and more.

From the price of used cardboard boxes which worth Rp500 Rupiah to Rp1000 Rupiah per Sheet,  if we made into 4 or 6 tray empty or handicraft, those items price can be Rp22.000 until Rp60.000 depending on the motive and variation. Even to make dowry money for the wedding, the average can be worth Rp600.000 to Rp800.000 and at least Rp1,200,000 for online ordering and then be depending on consumer demand.

Rumah volunteers train people in the village of Wonorejo to make this study free of charge. Tools used to make this craft include used cardboard, scissors, cutter, candle glue, wrapping paper, peles, lace, used tile cloth, transparent plastic wrapping, rubber ribbons, small plastic balls, drawing tape, crepe paper.

“Alhamdulillah with this training is expected citizens are more empowered to generate income for the needs of their families through the utilization of this used cardboard waste,” said the Facilitator.

Newsroom / Kuna

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