Close
Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Bali Green and Clean Campaign Launch
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

Bali Green and Clean Campaign Launch

Indonesian Environment Minister Calls for Trash Control in Bali as Major Step in Making Bali ‘Clean and Green’


Bali News: Bali Green and Clean Campaign Launch
Click Image to Enlarge

(7/2/2011)

Gusti Muhammad Hatta, the Minister of the Environment, has voiced his full support to a program of the provincial government’s “Bali Clean and Green” – especially in the control of trash in Bali.

According to the State News Agency Antara, the Minister, who spoke at a press conference launching "Bali Clean and Green - Stakeholder for Solutions Forum" at the Harris Resort Kuta on Friday, July 1, 2011, said: “The Ministry of the Environment completely supports the government of Bali’s program, particularly as it applies to the perpetual problem of trash. It is for this reason that I have come to Bali.”

The Ministry has formulated trash control policies and is working to educate the public on the need to reduce waste and handle trash correctly.

Governor Pastika said he hope that community leaders would not merely make a show of their desire to make Bali clean and green, but take concrete steps to save Bali’s environment. “I hope this movement will be the first giant step. We don’t need to debate; let’s get to the core of the issue,” said Pastika.

The governor called on the public to reduce the use of plastics, by reducing their use of plastic bags by one piece per day, and by demonstrating their commitment to cleanliness by throwing trash in the correct place.

Said the governor: “Reducing the use of plastic by one piece per day can be very meaningful. We have to force people to stop making the use of plastic a part of their lives. If we force them now, later it will become a habit.”

The governor said a provincial law on trash has been written and is awaiting ratification by the provincial House of Representatives (DPRD-Bali) and final implementation.

The Bali Clean and Green Multi-Stakeholder Group is an alliance comprised of non-government organizations, local communities, and businesses. The groups are supported by the chief of Bali Environmental Agency (BLH-Bali), A.A.G.A. Sastrawan.


© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.


 
 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Immigration Crackdown on Illegal Workers Continue
At Least 6 Separate Enforcement Teams Sweep South Bali Searching for Illegal Foreign Workers
(11/28/2014)
Sergy the Shoplifter
Russian Tourist Caught Shoplifting US$6 Bric-a-brac from Tanah Lot Tourist
(11/28/2014)
An Error in Conjugation
Australian Man Netted for Working as Illegal English teacher in Bali is Registered as Child Sex Offender in Queensland
(11/28/2014)
Celebrity Has its Price
Inclement Bureaucratic Atmosphere Threatens Indonesia’s Plans to Increase Cruise Tourism
(11/28/2014)
Long Lines at the Gates to Paradise
Immigration Office at Bali’s Airport Takes Urgent Steps to End Long Lines for Foreign Tourists
(11/28/2014)
Get in Line
Bali Governor Makes Film for Indonesian President to Show Poor Immigration Service at Bali’s Airport and End Fees Sought by Middlemen
(11/28/2014)
Sky High Sales
Indonesia’s Lion Air Group Becomes the World Largest Purchaser of ATR Aircraft
(11/28/2014)
Resting on a on Dock in the Bay
Bali Toll Road Operators Announce Plans to Build a Benoa Bay Rest Area
(11/28/2014)
Enroll in a School of Fishes
Bali Hai Cruises Introduces the Aquanaut Pontoon as Part of Popular Nusa Lembongan Day Cruise Programs
(11/28/2014)
Meritus Bali Seminyak Resort and Spa
Meritus Hotels to Open First Indonesian Property in Seminyak, Bali in 2014
(11/28/2014)
Here’s to Bali Life!
InterContinental Bali Resort Celebrates its Majority by Donating Rp. 338 million to Bali Life Foundation
(11/28/2014)
Blame it on Rio!
Bali’s Own Rio Sidik Record Live Album – The Sound of the Mystical Vibe
(11/28/2014)
All [News]!