Kang Pisman. Paving the Way to a Zero Waste Indonesia

Asia Pacific - Zero waste cities -

In 2005, a wall of waste in the Leuwigajah landfill, collapsed killing 157 people. Three years after the incident Indonesia enacted the Waste Mangement Law of 2008 with an intention to change its waste management from a collect-transport-dump scheme to a more integrated system that incorporates collection, sorting, recycling, and waste processing.