Project STOP: Start of construction for a new waste processing facility in Jembrana, Bali
The Government of Jembrana Regency in Northwest Bali commemorated the ground-breaking ceremony for a new waste processing facility. The facility is the regency’s first-ever solid waste management service that will benefit as many as 150,000 residents. It is a sustainable full waste management and recycling system that will also create new and permanent jobs for the community.
The construction of this facility is part of the partnership between Project STOP, the Alliance to End Plastic Waste (the Alliance), and the Jembrana Regency, and is a key milestone in effectively eliminating plastic waste leakage into the environment.
Project Stop contributes to following United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs):
SDG 12 - Responsible consumption and production
SDG 14 - Life below water
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About Project STOP
Launched in 2017 by Borealis and SYSTEMIQ, Project STOP (Stop Ocean Plastics) works with cities to create effective waste management systems that eliminate plastics leakage into the ocean and creates circular systems in Southeast Asia. Supported by industry and government partners, Project STOP aims to achieve zero leakage of waste into the environment, recycle more plastics, be economically sustainable, and create benefits, including jobs, for the local community. To learn more, please visit www.stopoceanplastics.com.