OCEAN INDONESIA FACILITATES THE KEPODANG WASTE BANK THROUGH COOKING TRAINING TRAINING
SAMUDERA INDONESIA RESULTING ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERN THROUGH WASTE MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS
PT. Samudera Indonesia
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BEKASI. The Garbage Bank has a strategic role in overcoming waste problems and supporting environmental sustainability efforts. One type of household waste that is often encountered is used cooking oil.
Used cooking oil is one type of household waste that is often encountered. Unfortunately, many people still throw used cooking oil in the wrong way, such as pouring it directly into the drain or toilet. This can cause serious problems to the exhaust system and pollute the environment.
In this regard, PT Samudera Indonesia collaborated with Filantra to hold a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program entitled “Kepodang Waste Bank Waste Bank Training”.
The program, which was implemented on July 11 2023, took place at Balai RW 11. Taman Tytyan Indah Housing Complex, Kalibaru Village, Medan Satria District, Bekasi City. Attended directly by the Training Division of the Bekasi Main Garbage Bank Suriani, Bekasi Waste Bank Supervisor Sri Rahayu, Head of RW 011 Herry, Head of Kepodang Garbage Bank Ririn A, and Head of RW 012 Garbage Bank Yustia.
As many as 27 beneficiaries attended and were given education about the importance of managing used cooking oil properly, from tips on using oil, various types of oil, to proper distillation methods. The participants from the Kepodang Garbage Bank not only learned about waste cooking oil management, but also learned how to make environmentally friendly bar soap from used cooking oil, making it a creative solution to dealing with waste that is difficult to process.
It is planned that this training will last for three months, with the active participation of the community, the Waste Bank can become a motor for change in creating a cleaner, healthier and more sustainable environment.
It is hoped that through this CSR program, the community will become increasingly aware of the importance of an active role in processing used cooking oil, as well as reducing the volume of waste in Final Disposal Sites (TPA) and turning waste into materials of economic value.