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 […]

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 […]

Bali Eco Club’s Field Trip…Keeping Bali Beautiful

  On a field trip last week to recycling centers and one of the island’s most eco-conscious businesses, 30 high-school kids from Dawan, their principal and teachers learned how their school’s recycling efforts fit into the larger picture of cleaning up plastic pollution to Keep Bali Beautiful. And we had a lot of fun. SMA1’s […]

Keeping Bali Beautiful

 Plastic pollution is a huge problem in Bali.  It seems that every river, every beach, every village, every temple, and every household is becoming blighted by discarded bottles, bags and other plastic rubbish. Our first step was to clean up our own act. “You must be the change you want to see in the world.”  […]