Waste Management

Activism, Place, Waste Management

Beyond the Landfill

Beyond the Landfill

Every day, roughly 8,000 tonnes of rubbish are collected from the capital city of Jakarta before ending up at Bantar Gebang, the largest landfill in Southeast Asia. Just two decades ago, the area was covered with paddy fields before it was bought by the state and later converted into a landfill. Being in Bantar Gebang for the first time, I wasn’t …

by × May 29, 2020 × 0 comments

Human Landscape, Public Health, Waste Management

Re-envisioning Waste in the Land of Rivers

Re-envisioning Waste in the Land of Rivers

Innovative, small-scale waste management in Bangladesh.
by × May 1, 2018 × 5 comments