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Indonesian Waste Recycling Trader Motorbike

Developing effective waste management systems in Indonesia

CLEAR’s involvement in an exciting new international research partnership project has helped translate academic findings into practical waste management solutions. Combining international expertise with local knowledge The research partnership includes the Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB), a major Indonesian technical university, and London South Bank University (LSBU). CLEAR set out

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The Effect of COVID-19 in Indonesia

As the lockdown in Indonesia starts lifting the Batukaras community is beginning to embrace a ‘new normal’. Yadi, our Manager at Bale Tau, will be able to restart his weekly activities with the local children, which he says he has missed just as much as they have! Classes and workshops

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So many plastic bags

The Effect of Covid-19 on Single-Use Plastic

In Europe the EU intends to go ahead with the ban on all single-use plastics by 2021, but at present, plastic consumption has increased considerably due to the fear of catching the Covid-19 virus. Sadly, the Covid-19 pandemic has led to a huge increase in single-use plastic and halted, or

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Plastic Free February – how our team got on

We all have a part to play in our global plastic problem and lifestyle choices to cut out plastics really do make a difference. Earlier this year, 9 members of the CLEAR Community team took on the challenge of avoiding single-use plastic for the month of February. We interviewed the

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CLEAR’s International Academic Partnership Program (IAPP) designs are in!

This month sees exciting developments in our International Academic Partnership Program (IAPP), overseen by the Royal Academy of Engineering. Entries have been submitted and reviews are underway for the IAPP design competition offering radical solutions to delivering essential waste management infrastructure for Indonesia. The winning design will be announced in

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Visiting Exeter Material Reclamation Facility

Whilst Yadi was over in the UK, Chani and some of the team made a trip to the Exeter Material Reclamation Facility to see what Exeter City Council do with the community’s waste. The facility takes household recycling (paper, tin, card, plastic), paper banks and local trade waste, separating materials using

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Guardians of the Ocean

On Sunday, September 2, Yadi, Jenal, Didi and Charlotte went to Sindangsari, Kabupaten Pangandaran to meet Bu Siti and her students. We spent the morning teaching the school children how to be better Guardians of the Sea. It was a beautiful opportunity to witness an interaction between teacher and students,

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