Oct 03, 2022 Last Updated 2:22 AM, Sep 25, 2022

Waste Management

Java’s waste banks

Support and integrity from government and big business could protect informal waste workers

Buried under the weight of a recycling crisis

When paper waste imports started began 20 years ago most Bangun residents sold their farms to work as waste collectors for paper mills. Now many are dependent on waste sorting

Photo essay: Jakarta's youth use trash to shape their futures

The mentors and interns at Ffrash are empowering themselves within the waste economy and striving to better society

Festival Mata Air

A community takes a fresh look at water

Recycling in Sukunan

Australian university students lend a helping hand

Jakarta's rubbish nightmare

Mountains of garbage and nowhere to put it

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