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Think, Talk, Taste: Bali’s Waste Warriors

Start: 12 May 2017 | 10:30 - 11:30
Category: / Venue: Joglo. Festival Hub @Taman Kuliner (Google Maps)
Cost: Free

Last year, Indonesia produced 2.36 billion kilograms of plastic waste, making it the world’s second biggest contributor after China. Home to a host of organizations offering various solutions, Bali is the epicenter of the battle. Hear from Bali’s waste warriors about sustainable methods for tackling the plastic plague.

Tahun lalu Indonesia menghasilkan 2,36 miliar kilogram sampah plastik, menjadikannya sebagai penghasil sampah terbesar kedua di dunia setelah Cina. Bali adalah rumah bagi beberapa organisasi yang menawarkan solusi bagi masalah ini, maka dengarkan para pejuang sampah di Bali mendiskusikan metode untuk mengalahkan wabah sampah plastik.

Featuring

Wisakananda Pradipta – Zero Waste Warrior

Wisakananda is a passionate Balinese engineer dedicated to solving Bali’s waste problem. He is currently focused on introducing sorting facilities and waste education to local schools across the island, a …


Mike O’Leary – R.O.L.E. Foundation Founder

Mike established the R.O.L.E. Foundation in 2007. R.O.L.E. stands for Rivers, Oceans, Lands and Ecology, and has two campuses; one for its marginalized Women’s Skills Education and Women’s Business Development …


Isabel & Melati Wijsen – Bye Bye Plastic Bags

Inspired by a school lesson about Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Ghandi, sisters Melati and Isabel Wijsen founded Bye Bye Plastic Bags in 2013. From humble beginnings, it has grown to …


Daniel Rosenqvist – Avani: Sustainable Solutions

Co-founded by Daniel Rosenqvist in 2014, Avani is a social enterprise providing sustainable solutions to everyday single use plastic products. Based in Bali, the epicenter of the battle against Indonesia’s …


Gove DePuy – Fivelements Director of Sustainability

An environmental landscape designer, Gove DePuy joined the Fivelements design team leading the company’s sustainable design initiatives, certification and operational integration. Described as a ‘voice of the environment’, Gove has …


Tim Fijal – Chiefs for Change

A long-term Green School staff member, Tim Fijal is helping to bridge the gap between local and international communities as the Director of a unique initiative called Kul Kul Connection. …