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Monsoon season has very much arrived in Bali. The rains have brought a welcome end to the prolonged drought but landslides and localized flooding have already been recorded around the islands. With the rainy season set to continue for the next few months, teams across the province are working to clean up Bali’s waterways.  For …

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Bali’s trash problem has been hitting international headlines in the last month as three of the island’s biggest open landfill sites caught on fire. As firefighters battled the blaze for over three weeks, the discussion around how the island might tackle the waste problem in the long term resurfaced once again. Two hotels have funded …

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Officials in Bali are voicing their concerns about the impact of traffic and trash on tourists’ experience of the island. The Bali Tourism Village Communication Forum, a local group that develops community-based tourism projects on the island, have shared their anxieties about the future of tourism on the island if the situation doesn’t improve soon.  …

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Bali may be known as one of the most beautiful travel destinations in the world, but the island has also hit the headlines over the last few years for other reasons. Bali’s issues with waste management and ocean plastic are well documented; as huge efforts are underway to make positive changes, the size of the …

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Nusa Lembongan is one of the hidden gems of Bali Province. An outlying island nestled that is often overlooked in favor of Nusa Penida, Nusa Lembongan offers truly breathtaking white sandy beaches, crystal clear blue waters, and a super relaxed atmosphere. For those seeking real island vibes, Nusa Lembongan is the place to visit. Though …

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A group of four teenagers in Bali have decided to play their part in tackling the island’s waste management issues head-on. The young men from Denpasar have created a group they’ve called Pancawara Bali. Together they have set about cleaning up some of the city’s most badly impacted waterways. The teenagers have been hailed as …

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Waste management is an important topic of conversation in Bali. For the most part, the dialogue focuses on the impact of plastic waste on the island’s beaches. When tides of garbage wash up on Bali’s beaches, many fear that it will tarnish the island’s public image as a picturesque beach resort. The issue that gets …

Read More about Local Senators Speak Up About The Impact Of Waste In Bali’s Capital City

It is now all too common a site to see trash washing up on Bali’s southern beaches, especially during monsoon season. This week restaurant managers who work along south Bali’s Kedonganan Beach have told reporters about the impact tidal trash, both organic and inorganic, has on their day-to-day operations. The insights from local business leaders …

Read More about Tidal Trash Washing Up On Bali’s Kedonganan Beach Concerns Restaurant Managers

Indonesia’s Former Minister of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Susi Pudjiastuti, has spoken to the media about the need for a specialist task force in Bali to deal with the ocean plastic that washes up on the island’s beaches. Talking over a video call, the Pandu Laut Eco Festival, Pudjiastuti, said that the tide of garbage …

Read More about Former Minister Suggests Bali Creates Task Force To Tackle Garbage On Beaches

Waste management is a longstanding topic of conversation for the Bali Provincial Government. Being an island with limited space and limited resources, Bali has made bold pledges to close down landfill sites and convert to a strict reduce, reuse, and recycle policy in the last two years.   Ahead of the G20 Summit that will …

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The Balinese festival of Galungan starts on 8th June 2022 that sees communities across the island come together to decorate homes, temples, and village streets to celebrate the triumph of dharma over adarma. In the last few days, communities across Bali have been preparing for the 10-day festival which has led to an overflow of …

Read More about Bali’s Spiritual Galungan Festival Highlights Island’s Struggling Waste Management Systems

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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