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For a greener Idul Fitri

  • Satrio Wicaksono
    Satrio Wicaksono

    Forests and Landscape Restoration manager at World Resources Institute

Jakarta | Thu, June 22, 2017 | 08:28 am
For a greener Idul Fitri Muslim women wear mukena (head-to-toe prayer gowns) during Idul Fitri prayers in Gumuk Pasir, Parangkusumo, Yogyakarta. (The Jakarta Post/Albertus Magnus Kus Hendratmo)

PREMIUM My annual Idul Fitri or Eid tradition has been pretty much the same since I was little. It usually consists of buying new clothes, going back to my hometown, greeting and visiting relatives, feasting on traditional food and visiting tourist attractions. As I grew older, however, I began noticing that Idul Fitri can be bad for the environment. Every year in my hometown of Semarang in Central Jav...

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