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Join the October 2022 Work Out 4 Waste Warriors

What could be better? Get fit while helping the environment. CLEAR Community tackles ocean pollution in Indonesia Working with just 10 villages over the last 6 months we recycled 4570kg of waste and stopped 1588kg of plastic entering the ocean. With your help we can replicate this in other villages: there are …
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What is a Waste Bank?

At the moment we’re crowdfunding so that we can open a new waste bank which might lead you to ask… What is a waste bank? A Waste Bank is a system of collecting and sorting solid waste that borrows on the concept of banking though what’s collected is not actually money, but …
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Our team in Java is expanding!

Last month, CLEAR Community welcomed two new team members. Dimas and Asri, our new Junior Community Mobilisers, introduce themselves: Hello! My name is Dimas Hatta I’m the newest member of the CLEAR Community team as Junior Community Mobiliser. I joined CLEAR because I believe one way to slow down climate change …
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questions about plastic pollution

Plastic Pollution facts

Hard-hitting Plastic pollution facts: Useful for kids and adults alike! Here at CLEAR Community, our aim is to help communities in Indonesia manage their waste through initiatives like waste banks and educational programmes. So we know a lot about plastic waste – read on to find out where it all comes …
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CLEAR Community in the news

It’s been a great start to the year with our founder, Chani Leahong, appearing on BBC Radio stations 5 times over the last few months! We thought we’d share the recordings with you so you can hear Chani in action and learn more about our work over in Indonesia and …
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Replanting mangroves

Stopping pollution and restoring mangroves CLEAR Community is always looking for new ways to engage communities, reduce pollution and improve the environment. Based at the Waste Bank at Caykung, near Nusawiru, intern Tri Setyorini Saputri, Agricultural Engineering graduate explains the importance of protecting ecosystems from plastic pollution and how CLEAR Community …
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Kick your plastic habit this February!

What is Plastic-Free February? For the last 4 years, CLEAR Community has risen to the challenge to avoid single-use plastic (as far as possible) for the month of February – and we’re asking YOU to do the same! It isn’t easy but by really examining your plastic habits, you realise just how …
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