Eco-Creativity: Village Theater Promotes Recycling

An important step in solving Bali’s environmental problems is helping people understand why plastic pollution is a problem and inform them how they can help solve it. One creative way to get the message out is occurring in Klungkung province with the support of the Bupati (regional governor) I Nyoman Suwirta.  He hosted a performanceContinue reading “Eco-Creativity: Village Theater Promotes Recycling”

Into The Eco Video Highlights Eat, Pray, Recycle Eco Village Tour

Many thanks to Lottie of the Eco-Travel blog, “Into the Eco” for visiting with our Keep Bali Beautiful and Tangkas Village Recycling Team.  She produced a beautiful video that helps to describe the Eco Tour which you can book via Airbnb.  It captures what the village is doing to return to harmony with nature byContinue reading “Into The Eco Video Highlights Eat, Pray, Recycle Eco Village Tour”

Tangkas Village Recycling Now Serves More than 1,000 People

More than 1,000 Tankgas villagers are helping to Keep Bali Beautiful by taking part in the Tangkas Village Recycling Program (TPS).  Founded by Ketut Darmawan in 2016, TPS has been gaining support among village families who pay just 15,000 rupiah ($1.07 USD) for trash pick-up every two days.  The garbage is sent to the TPSContinue reading “Tangkas Village Recycling Now Serves More than 1,000 People”

New Eco Club Joins Campaign to Keep Bali Beautiful

Thirty high school students from SMAN1 Banjarankan, Bali took a field trip on Monday to inspire them to become eco-educators at their school. As the SMAN1 Eco Club, it will be their job to operate the school’s recycling program and to educate their fellow students about the value of recycling. These very motivated and smartContinue reading “New Eco Club Joins Campaign to Keep Bali Beautiful”

Research: 8 million tons of plastic waste into the sea every year

The solution to reduce the plastics circulation is to stop using disposable plastic items. Approximately eight million tons of plastic waste circulating in the oceans world every year, according to research presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Dr. Jenna Jembeck, team leader of scientists from theContinue reading “Research: 8 million tons of plastic waste into the sea every year”

Wow, 1 Kg Plastic Trash Can Produce 1 Liter Fuel

BADUNG – Trash usually are not useful yet a simple technology of plastic waste now can be processed into fuel so it can be more valuable. Break down of the government’s plan to raise fuel prices are not too troubled by Ida Bagus Ketut Atmaja, plastic garbage collectors in the District of Mengwi, Badung, Bali.Continue reading “Wow, 1 Kg Plastic Trash Can Produce 1 Liter Fuel”

Bye Bye Plastic Bag Movement Grows

Bye Bye Plastic Bag (BBPB) the kid-run organization with the big mission of banning plastic bags in Bali organized a coalition of more than 100 organizations (including Keep Bali Beautiful) and individuals to assist their effort at a meeting last week.   The BBPB Coalition will be focused on educating schools, businesses and villages throughoutContinue reading “Bye Bye Plastic Bag Movement Grows”

Regreening Bali: One Bamboo at a Time

Originally posted on Pak Dave In Bali:
Murni Plantiing Bamboo in Songam Village Many families in Songam Village B will get a lift out of poverty thanks to the efforts of Kadek Gunarta of the Bali Regreen project, and his team of skilled community organizers and agricultural experts.  Bali Regreen will plant more than…