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 performance […]

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 by […]

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 TPS […]

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 smart […]

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 the […]

Here are Seven Facts about How Dangerous of Burning Trash

In general, particularly every homes they burned the garbage as randomly. This activity will produce carbon monoxide (CO) which it can effected to human if they inhale it. It will irritate the function of hemoglobin (red blood cells) that is supposed to circulated and distribute oxygen (O2) to the entire body. Lack of O2 can […]

Waste not, want not – making money from rubbish

By Emily Young BBC News Originally post http://www.bbc.com/news/business-31036601?fb_ref=Default But then waste is a subject dear to his heart. He is the founder and chief executive of social enterprise TerraCycle, a company whose aim is eliminating waste. “It’s a lofty ideal I know,” he says, but so far so good. In 13 years, US-based TerraCycle has […]

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 throughout […]