Residents living in RW 01 Ceger Urban Village, Cipayung, East Jakarta is building a temporary disposal site (TPS) on Jalan Rambo, RT 06/01, on Thursday (5/27).
"Hopefully, it will be the starting point for creating a clean and healthy environment "
Ceger Urban Village Head, Suratno explained the TPS, which is located on 50-meters of land owned by PT JORR would be used to temporarily accommodate the waste from residents of RT 01, 05, 06, 07, 08/RW 01, before being transported to Bantargebang Landfill, Bekasi.
"Hopefully, it will be the starting point for creating a clean and healthy environment," he said, after a groundbreaking to mark the TPS construction.
He also hoped that local residents could promote the waste bank program to improve the economy of residents.
RW 01 Ceger Chairman, Yanto Sudarto added TPS was really important for locals in order to reduce the volume of waste in their settlements.
"We're trying to arrange the environment and transform the RW slums into a healthy RW," he asserted.