More Than a Waste Emergency
Monday, 27 February 2023
Indonesia is experiencing a catastrophic waste emergency. A comprehensive strategy from beginning to end is needed in response.
INDONESIA is facing a disastrous waste emergency. President Joko Widodo first said this in 2015, but the government seems to fail to come up with any systematic and comprehensive solutions to the increasingly serious problem of waste.
According to data from the environment and forestry ministry, Indonesia produced 68.5 million tons of waste in 2022. This total will continue to increase in line with the growth in the population. And it does not i...
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