Thousand Islands Environment Sub-agency has collected 115.8 cubic meters of garbage through communal work in 2019 National Garbage Care Day (HSPN).
" After passing through sorting process, we dispose them to Bantergebang"
Garbage itself is transported simultaneously from two sub-districts, precisely on Pramuka Island, Kelapa Island, Harapan Island, Kelapa Dua Island, Tidung Island, Untung Jawa Island, Lancang Island and Pari Island.
"Garbage cleanup is carried out by apparatus of Thousand Islands assisted by the Thousand Islands National Park Hall, Public Facility Maintenance Agency (PPSU), Cleaning Independent Service Providers (PJLP), and locals," stated Thousand Islands Environment Sub-agency Head, Yusen Hardiman, Tuesday (3/5).
Of 115.8 cubic meters, 13 cubic meters are from Pramuka Island, 2.5 cubic meters are from Kelapa Island, 25 cubic meters are from Kelapa Dua Island, 10.3 cubic meters are from Harapan Island, 9 cubic meters are from Tidung Island, 45 cubic meters are from Untung Jawa Island, 9 cubic meters are Lancang Island, and 2 cubic meters are from Pari Island.
Most garbage is dominated by household waste ad plastic, as well as bamboo sticks.
"After passing through sorting process, we dispose them to Bantergebang," he said.