Jakarta Government gives environmental care society awards to communities, individuals, schools, or companies who have taken concrete actions for their concern towards environment.
"I appreciate all parties who have contributed in maintaining and caring the environment"
Environmental care society award is divided in six categories. Those are Adiwiyata School at Provincial Level, Climate Village (Kampung Iklim) Program, Kalpataru, Waste Bank Management, Jakarta Without Plastic Bags Program, and Environment Management at Provincial Level.
Jakarta Governor, Anies Baswedan stated, environmental sustainability should be maintained thus the next generations can enjoy it.
"I appreciate all parties who have contributed in maintaining and caring the environment. Thus Jakarta can be a clean, beautiful, and comfortable place," he expressed, in Environmental Caring Community Appreciation event, City Hall, Tuesday (11/27).
According to him, environmental caring should be accustomed to children from early age. It should be not only taught but also implemented in daily life. Thus it can be a habit in the future.
"I hope schools that received this award can create the new champions who can bring a good change," he stated.
He explained, current waste production in Jakarta reaches 7,000-8,000 tons per day. Thus waste should be handled from household and Waste Bank gives a high contribution in managing waste.
"Especially, I want to appreciate residents who are good at managing waste," he expressed.
He added, it is also important to preserve groundwater in order to maintain Jakarta environment. Residents are expected to participate by allowing rainwater into the soil, not micro channels that lead to river and sea.
For information, awards for Adiwiyata School at Provincial Level category are given to 24 schools. Those are SDN Wijaya Kusuma 05, West Jakarta; SDN Gedong 05 Pagi, East Jakarta; SDN Kelapa Dua Wetan 06, East Jakarta; SDN Tomang 08, West Jakarta; SDN Kebon Bawang 05, North Jakarta; SDN Kebon Jeruk 08, West Jakarta; SDN Slipi 07, West Jakarta; SDN Cengkareng Timur 21, West Jakarta.
There are also SMPN 121, North Jakarta; SMAN 65, West Jakarta; SMAN 95, West Jakarta; SMKN 16, Central Jakarta; SMAN 1, Central Jakarta; SMAN 69, Seribu Islands; and SMK Santa Maria, Central Jakarta.
Meanwhile for Climate Village Program category, awards are given to RW 03, Kelapa Gading Urban Village; RW 05, Rawa Badak Selatan Urban Village; RW 03, Kelapa Gading Timur Urban Village; RW 04, Lenteng Agung Urban Village; RW 03, Duri Kosambi Urban Village; RW 08, Cilincing Urban Village; RW 01, Cideng Urban Village; RW 04, Ciracas Urban Village; RW 11, Marunda Urban Village; RW 06, Gandaria Selatan Urban Village; RW 09, Warakas Urban Village; RW 08, Duri Kosambi Urban Village; RW 02, Guntur Urban Village; RW 02, Petamburan Urban Village.
Awards for Kalpataru category are given to Hijau Selaras Mandiri Community, Central Jakarta, in Environment Heroes category; and Tri Sugiarti, South Jakarta, in Environment Builder category.
For Waste Bank category, awards are given to Karya Peduli Waste Bank, North Jakarta, Harapan Ibu Waste Bank, East Jakarta, Seruni Waste Bank, West Jakarta.
Meanwhile for Jakarta Without Plastic Bags Program, awards are given to Chef Tony Popcorn Indonesia Outlet, Mamma Rosy Restaurant Outlet, Le Meridien Jakarta Hotel, The Body Shop Indonesia Outlet, and Superindo Supermarket Outlet.
Meanwhile for Environment Management at Provincial Level awards are given to 27 business activities contain of 8 manufactures, 12 hospitals, 4 hotels, and 3 office buildings.
Awards in manufacture field are given to PT. Mulya Adhi Paramita, PT. Salim Ivomas Pratama, PT. Astra Daihatsu Motor–Stamping Plant, PT. Astra Honda Motor Plant 1 Sunter, PT. SC Johson And Son Indonesia, PT. DIC Astra Chemicals, PT. Johson Home Hygiene Products, and PT. Intertek Utama Service.
Awards are also given to Pertamina Hospital, Dharmais Cancer Hospital, Fatmawati RSUP, Pluit Hospital, Dr. Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital, Harapan Kita RSAB, Harapan Kita Heart and Cardiovascular Hospital, PGI Cikini Hospital, Mitra Keluarga Kalideres Hospital, Metropolitan Medical Centre (MMC) Hospital, Mayapada Hospital, and Persahabatan RSUP.
There are also Shangri-La Jakarta Hotel, Ritz Carlton Mega Kuningan, The Dharmawangsa Jakarta, Gran Mahakam Hotel. While for office and building category, awards are given to PT. Summitmas Property, PT. Ajinomoto Indonesia, and PT. Astra Daihatsu Motor–Head Office.