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Central Jakarta's Kampung Hijau Berseri promotes green lifestyle

  • Maria Michelle Angela

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Fri, November 15 2019   /  01:32 am
Green neighborhood: Residents of Kampung Hijau Berseri in the East Cempaka Putih subdistrict in Central Jakarta throw waste into one of the composters provided in the neighborhood. Kampung Hijau Berseri has built itself a good reputation with the community’s efforts to reuse, reduce and recycle trash.(JP/Anggie Angela)(JP/Anggie Angela)

Green neighborhood: Residents of Kampung Hijau Berseri in the East Cempaka Putih subdistrict in Central Jakarta throw waste into one of the composters provided in the neighborhood. Kampung Hijau Berseri has built itself a good reputation with the community’s efforts to reuse, reduce and recycle trash.(JP/Anggie Angela)The gates to the neighborhood are covered with vines and many other plants. Trash bins for organic and nonorganic waste are placed approximately 20 steps from each other. The area feels fresh with cool air.That was the ambience of community unit (RW) 3 in the subdistrict of East Cempaka Putih in Cempaka Putih district, Central Jakarta. The Jakarta administration recently declared the neighborhood a model for shared responsibility in waste management.Dubbed Kampung Hijau Berseri, everything in the surrounding seems to testify to the community unit’s reputation.Aan Ardjal...