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Jakarta Post

‘Going green’ gone viral

  • Kindra Cooper

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Sun, April 15 2012   /  10:05 am

Going-green hype has people saying no to plastic bags and toting reusable water bottles everywhere — healthy habits that some think are one-man army in the quest of a greener Indonesia.Unknown to many, there are communities of like-minded folks around the country who are committed to reducing our carbon footprint, and they’re showing no signs of slowing down. Teens Go Green: Courtesy of Teens Go GreenJakarta Teens Go GreenThese self-proclaimed “agents of change” might be young, but as teenagers they have influence adults lack. TGG members promote a message of climate change at the schools, households and extra curricular communities of which they are a part; and with a mastery of social media and the power of the Internet in raising awareness, the notions they are driving home are becoming harder to ignore. Humor and teamwork drive their motivation to care for the environmen...