BANDUNG. Managing waste for additional income is one of Cicadas ICD Members’ expectations on the initiation of “Teratai Indah” Waste Bank located in Cicadas Village, Cibeunying Kidul District, Bandung.
Since Cicadas is categorized as densely populated area, waste management is used to be a serious problem of it. local people here usually do not really care on the waste problems. Therefore, to support local people in managing waste properly, RZ initiates a waste bank program in some problematic areas.
Through participating in this waste bank community, the member also will learn various types of waste, how to sort it, manage it, and make it as valuable thing. 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 there. “Hopefully, the presence of waste bank could persuade people to be more aware toward environmental preservation,” a cadre of waste bank, said. ***