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Tourists Complain About ‘Stinky’ Garbage On Bali’s Iconic Canggu Beach

It is no secret that Bali’s waste management systems are under increasing pressure, there is arguably as much plastic pollution washing up on the beaches along the island’s coastline as there is waste flowing downstream from the inland regions.  This week leaders of the Canggu Traditional Village, who are responsible for the management of Bali’s …

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Bali Temples Reclaim Tradition Ahead Of Island’s Single Use Plastics Ban

Temples in Bali are the latest organizations to begin the transition to removing single-use plastics. On Tuesday 28th June. The Pura Luhur Uluwatu Temple in Pecatu Traditional Village in South Kuta handed out over 1,000 reusable woven pamedek baskets to worshippers. The woven bamboo baskets, known locally as pamedek, were given to Balinese Hindus attending …

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Bali Community Creates New Rules At Popular Diving Hotspot To Protect Biodiversity

Community leaders at Tulamben Beach have implemented new rules to help protect the coastline’s exceptional biodiversity. Tulamben Beach is loved by locals and tourists for its world-class diving. The community has implemented restrictions on fishing in the waters off Tulamben Beach to help preserve the coral reefs and the fish stocks in the area.  The …

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Danone-AQUA Joins The Biggest Annual Clean-up In Bali

Danone-AQUA has once again joined Bali’s biggest annual clean-up on Sunday (20/2) as part of their efforts to solve the island’s plastic waste issue and help Bali stay pristine. The trash clean-up movement, The One Island-One Voice by Bye Bye Plastic Bags, was implemented across the island for the 6th time, with support from the …

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400 Tons Of Garbage Found On Bali Beach

Over 400 tons of garbage that have been left along Berawa Beach were collected on Saturday (11/12). The Head of Toxic and Dangerous Materials from Badung Environmental Agency (DLDK), I Putu Suantara, confirmed that 400 tons of garbage consisting of logs, tree branches, and plastic waste were stranded on Berawa Beach. He admitted that this …

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Danone-AQUA Opens Facility To Help Solve Waste Management Issue In Bali

Danone-AQUA has officially established an Integrated Waste Disposal Facility (TPST) to solve Bali’s waste management problem. The Director of Sustainable Development Danone Indonesia, Karyanto Wibowo, stated that the TPST operation, which was just inaugurated a few months ago, is very important to reduce the waste that ends up in Final Disposal Sites (TPA) Suwung. These …

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Bali Residents Bothered By Sewage Smell Due To Construction

The residents of the Sebatu Village, Tegalalang have been annoyed by the smell from the waste that they have been throwing into the sewer. People in Sebatu Village complained about the stench from their sewer. Since the construction of the drainage project started that is being conducted near their area to fix a blockage in …

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Bali Officials Sprayed Eco-Enzyme Liquid To Reduce CO2 In The Atmosphere

The Buleleng regional government has sprayed thousands of liters of eco-enzyme liquid to contribute to reducing the CO2 in the atmosphere. The activity that was initiated by a man named Nyoman Sutrisna was done by a gunner truck that belongs to the Indonesian Red Cross (PMI) to celebrate Earth Day on Thursday (22/4). The liquid …

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Danone-AQUA Committed To Solve Waste Challenge In Bali

During a webinar on Friday (19/2) with Hari Peduli Sampah Nasional (National Waste Awareness Day), Danone-AQUA, together with National Geographic Indonesia, the Malu Dong Community, Systemiq, and Octopus Indonesia discussed actions to accelerate Indonesia’s transition to a circular economy and support needed to solve Bali’s plastic waste issue. According to data from National Geographic Indonesia, …

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Nusa Dua Launches 12 Electric Vehicles For Eco-Friendly Tourism

The Indonesia Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) recently launced 12 electric motorcycles to be operated on the island in an effort to promote sustainable and environmental tourism. ITDC, a government owned company that manages tourist destinations in The Nusa Dua Bali and Mandalika Lombok, has recently engaged in eco-friendly initiatives to revive tourism on the island.  …

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Village in Bali Uses Eco-Friendly Waste Management To Reduce Garbage

The Padangtegal Village, home to the Ubud Monkey Forest, has established a new approach to solve the waste problem they have been facing for years. The new process disposes waste by first dividing the organic from the inorganic to turn into compost.  (Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yatika) The manager of Padangtegal Compost …

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