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
Saved from the Satay Grill
Bali Water Police Rescue 51 Endangered Green Turtles
(11/21/2014)
Man of the People
President Joko Widodo Flies Economy to Attend Son’s Graduation in Singapore
(11/21/2014)
A Dozen Years for Homicide
19 Year-Old Male Prostitute who Killed American Paul Latourell Sentenced to 12 Years Prison
(11/21/2014)
Fire in Ubud
Massive Fire Destroys Clear Café and Five Nearby Homes in Ubud, Bali
(11/21/2014)
Gone, Fishing
High School Boy Drowns While Fishing at Serangan Island in Bali
(11/21/2014)
Poste Restante for Pick Up in 5-20 Years
Bali Customs and Police Arrest Local Woman for Receiving Narcotics by Parcel Post
(11/21/2014)
In the Event of an Actual Emergency
Bali Airport Bombed, Burnt and Crashed Into in the Course of a Single Day’s Safety Drill Simulation
(11/22/2014)
Become a Rock ‘N Roll King
Bali Hard Rock Hotel Rolls Out Venues and Services for their VIP ‘Rock Royalty’
(11/22/2014)
The Ferry Godfather
Ferry Tariffs Increase Between East Java and Bali
(11/21/2014)
Sanur Welcomes the Fairmont Sanur Beach Resort
Fairmont Hotels and Resorts Take Charge at Regent Sanur Beach Resort
(11/21/2014)
Asia-Pacific Airlines to Gather in Bali
Garuda and Bali Indonesia to Host 59th Association of Asia-Pacific Airlines Meeting November 12-13, 2015
(11/21/2014)
Current News
73-Year-Old Dutch Tourist Drowns Off Legian Beach in Bali
(11/21/2014)
All [News]!