Realizing #200taman2jutatanaman movement, Thousand Island Education Sub-department intensifies planting more plants in schools as instructed by Jakarta Education Department for controlling air quality in Jakarta.
" All schools in Thousand Islands will be planted with 249 seeds from different types of plants"
Thousand Islands Education Sub-department Head, Ade Yulia Narun said, her side has been planting trees and plants that can absorb high level of pollutants in schools since Monday (8/19).
Those plants are heart-leaved moonseed, rose apple, cempedak avocado, bay leaf tree, sawo kecik (Manilkara kauki), madeira-vein, willow-leaved justicia (Justicia gendarusa), white guava, ginger, citrofortunella, star fruit, pecah beling (Strobilanthes crispa), galangal, lemongrass, betel, and mother-in-law's tongue (Sansevieria).
"All schools in Thousand Islands will be planted with 249 seeds from different types of plants. After planting it, I hope schools can take care of those plants," she asserted, Tuesday (8/20).
Meanwhile, Bakri Akas, Headmaster of SMK Negeri 61 Jakarta, Tidung Island, South Thousand Islands said, his side has received 100 mother-in-law's tongue plants and 100 golden pothos.
"We also provide 100 breadfruit trees to be planted in Tidung Island," he stated.