IN­DEED! WE USE PLAS­TICS IN AL­MOST EV­ERY PART OF DAILY LIFE, ES­PE­CIALLY FOOD. NO WON­DER TRASH IS PIL­ING UP IN OUR RIVERS AND CAUS­ING FLOODS.

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could be com­posed of govern­ment of­fi­cials and pri­vate citizens. There should be an au­dit each year, and the funds shouldn’t be touched by re­tail com­pa­nies. Nor should any busi­ness man­age the funds,” Tu­lus told Tempo. The ef­fort to re­duce plas­tic waste will hope­fully cul­mi­nate in the Ger­akan In­done­sia Be­bas Sam­pah, or the In­done­sia Free of Waste Move­ment – a cam­paign to cre­ate a garbage-free In­done­sia by the year 2020. Both the di­rec­tion and in­tent of the fee are clear. How­ever, as stated above, there needs to be open man­age­ment of the funds. Ul­ti­mately, it’s a step in the right di­rec­tion to­ward solv­ing the in­creas­ing prob­lem of un­con­trolled waste pro­duc­tion.

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