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Czech Republic offers help to solve Central Java’s waste problem

  • Istu Septania and Veeramalla Anjaiah

  /   Wed, December 18 2019   /  02:14 am
For better ties: Visiting State Secretary of the Czech Republic Foreign Affairs Ministry Miloslav Stasek (right) talks to Indonesia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Mahendra Siregar at the latter’s office in Jakarta recently. Stasek was in Indonesia to boost the bilateral ties and enhance economic cooperation between the two countries. (Courtesy of Czech Foreign Ministry)

For better ties: Visiting State Secretary of the Czech Republic Foreign Affairs Ministry Miloslav Stasek (right) talks to Indonesia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Mahendra Siregar at the latter’s office in Jakarta recently. Stasek was in Indonesia to boost the bilateral ties and enhance economic cooperation between the two countries. (Courtesy of Czech Foreign Ministry)Waste can be in both solid and liquid form and can be turned into energy and make money. The technology to convert waste to energy in process called incineration is rather old, but it is relatively new to Indonesia. Normally, we can generate electricity by burning solid waste. There are many new technologies and methods to create gas.Indonesia produces 175,000 tons per day or 63.87 million tons of waste per year. The situation in many provinces in the country is alarming. For example, waste production in Central Java, the t...