Woohoo! The Indonesian ecobrick movement was featured on the BBC this week! We heard rumours about coverage from ecobrickers in the UK who caught it on their TV. Today, we got the link! The clip features our Marimas friends in Semarang. Marimas, is a big, national Indonesian food company that produces lots food and alas, lots of plastic packaging. However, after contacting and inviting Ani and I to do a Training of Trainer workshop with their staff and city ecoleaders back in December, they’ve, they taken a massive plunge into solving their plastic this year. They been leading workshop after workshop since January around their city and province. Its been pretty insane to follow. Behind it all, is their CEO, Pak Harjanto, whom we had a chance to get to know while in Semerang. Pak Har, as he is affectionately known by everyone, is featured in this BBC clip– where he showing how it’s done and leading by good-old-fashioned, example.
Here’s the link to the full story on BBC of “Indonesian study into health risks of microplastics“