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Plasticman Institute

 

Plasticman Institute   (hereafter called PI) was founded in June 2010.

Labuan Bajo is bordering Komodo National Park, listed on the Unesco World Heritage list, a precious eco system with a huge waste problem.

LB is developing fast, tourism booming. PI has set up a community based waste project.

- We raise awareness about waste management, recycling.

- We visit local schools to teach the children about importance of the coastal ecosystem and environmental protection.

- We organize clean-up events with the local community.

- We increase understanding of the economic value of plastic debris.

- We educate high-school students about the concept of eco-tourism and the importance of marine-life conservancy.

- We have set up the Bank Sampah concept:

we teach local households to separate the various types of plastic, to hand the plastic in. Fishing communities are fishing for plastic in the sea and collect plastic from the beaches. The plastic every community or individual hands in is weighed and noted down on their Bank Sampah card. The plastic will be sold to recycling plants on Java. The income from the sales will be shared by ratio, according to the weight handed in. The money that school children generate will be deposited in their savings account, to pay for their education after primary school. Local fisherman generates additional income for their families.

 

Bank Sampah concept will minimize littering plastic into the sea in around Komodo National Park.

 

We work closely together with the local government and are a member of Eco Flores network - www.ecoflores.org

 

For training purposes the local government gave us a small plot of land: PI Educational Centre: we have installed a 'reading garden' : after school children pass by and can read books for free and be educated about sustainability.  

 

for Bank Sampah we need:

1 motorised tricycle (motorbike with cart )

= 3800 US$

This we need to transport big bags filled with plastic waste.

20 carts to transport plastic ( pulled by hand)

= 225 US$ each

These we need to collect the plastic from the schools

1 small boat = 900 US$

The boat we need to collect big bags from outlying beaches

 

All work is being done by volunteers, no salaries and other expenses.

 

 

For information please contact:

Plasticman Institute

Mr. Stefan Rafael

Tel + 62.8123860084

www.plasticman-institute.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Please help keep Labuan Bajo clean !  

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