Please Update your browser

Your browser is out of date, and may not be compatible with our website. A list of the most popular web browsers can be found below.
Just click on the icons to get to the download page.

Jakarta Post

Bandung on its way to zero waste

  • The Jakarta Post

  /   Mon, August 19 2019   /  01:38 am

Breathe with caution: Passersby cover their noses as they walk past mountains of garbage at an intermediary dumpsite on Jl. Puter in Bandung, West Java, on Nov. 9, 2005. The garbage had not been collected for months following the collapse of a landfill facility at the Leuwigajah dumpsite in February 2005.(JP/Arya Dipa)The Bandung city administration in West Java has been working hard to tackle its waste problem following the Leuwigajah dumpsite (TPA Leuwigajah) tragedy in 2005, in which 147 people died after being buried under a waste avalanche. The Jakarta Post’s Arya Dipa reports on his observations of Bandung’s waste management in today’s Special Report.Following the 2005 tragedy, the administration of Greater Bandung, which covers Bandung city, Cimahi city and West Bandung regency, has relied on the Sarimukti dumpsite (TPA Sarimukti) in Cipatat, West Bandung regency, as its pri...