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National project proposal to upgrade Surabaya's successful solid waste management practice
Submitted to BAPPENAS (National Development Planning Agency), KLH (Ministry of Environment) and PU (Ministry of Public Works) in Indonesia
Economic analysis of composting, through Surabaya's case: Application in Bangkok
Workshop on utilization of organic waste, 6 November 2008
Cebu City Summit on the Takakura Method of Household-based and Community Composting, 29 November 2008
Kitakyushu Initiative for a Clean Environment
Surabaya City, the regional capital and the second largest city in Indonesia with three million inhabitants, has successfully achieved 10% waste reduction in 3 years (200t/d waste reduction; 1,500-1,600t/d of waste in 2005 to 1,300t/d in 2007). The achievement was made through 1) distribution of 17,000 units of household compost baskets, 2) setting...
Environmental Cooperation in Asia: through a composting project in Surabaya, Indonesia
Kitakyushu Initiative Workshop
In Surabaya City, Indonesia, household organic waste composting has been widely practiced in communities. The city government, through the support of several private companies and local NGOs, have adopted the Takakura method that utilises baskets for household composting. This methodology was developed by Pusdakota, a local NGO, in 2004, with...