Istiqlal Mosque, Sawah Besar, Central Jakarta, supports Jakarta Governor's instruction to pack qurban meat in bamboo basket to avoid disposable plastic use.
" We pack qurban meat in bamboo basket and distribute it for those in need"
This Eid al-Adha, Istiqlal Mosque Public Relation and Protocol Division Head, Abu Hurairah conveyed, his side has ordered 5,000 bamboo baskets from Tasikmalaya, West Java.
"We pack qurban meat in bamboo basket and distribute it for those in need," he said at Istiqlal Mosque, Sunday (8/11).
This year, he continued, there were 23 cows and 20 goats slaughtered in the mosque. He estimated that he needed around 5,000-6,000 bamboo baskets to pack those meats.
"I hope every year we can use bamboo baskets instead of plastic," he expressed.