Solid Waste Management

Solid Waste Management

Solid waste management can become a negative issue in tourism sector in Bali.  Some visitors have been complaining about Bali for being dirty (Art and Tourism Bali’s or ATB’s data).  Thus, Bali needs to take action to resolve such a problem.  An alternative strategy implemented to combat the problem in Denpasar is through the Denpasar

Solid waste management can become a negative issue in tourism sector in Bali.  Some visitors have been complaining about Bali for being dirty (Art and Tourism Bali’s or ATB’s data).  Thus, Bali needs to take action to resolve such a problem.  An alternative strategy implemented to combat the problem in Denpasar is through the Denpasar green hotel program managed by the municipal government.  It is adopted from the national program of the Republic of Indonesia launched in 2014.

Based on the guidance book on the implementation of the Green Hotel in Indonesia, there are three main issues concerning solid waste management, namely: (1) Knowledge on management of solid waste; (2) Facilities or management systems of solid waste; and (3) Action and culture of processing of the solid waste. Their details are described as follows:

Based on the guidance book on the implementation of the Green Hotel in Indonesia, the knowledge on the management of solid waste consists of three main points, namely (1) Provide education and training on the methods or techniques of solid waste management for employees or staff

(such as reducing, reusing and recycling solid waste, solid waste composting, etc.); (2) Communicate and promote the importance of solid waste management to all hotel employees and staff; and (3) Communicate and promote the importance of solid waste management to guests staying at the hotel.

Implementation of the Green Hotel in Indonesia, facilities or management systems of solid waste based on the guidance book consists of seven points: (1) Sufficient dustbin is available for temporarily storing solid waste having been segregated into organic and inorganic component. (2) Hotel has facilities (such as classifier, sizing equipment) or management systems on solid waste (such as composting system) or the area for running composting at hotel that can produce useful and eco-friendly products.

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(3) The use of compactor for reducing the volume of waste. (4) The use of email instead of letters as a communication means when possible. (5) The use of refillable spice jars (e.g. sauce container; refillable container for salt, sugar, coffee powder, etc) and refill them from a bulky container.  (6) The use of refillable bottled cleaner. (7) The use of central display board for memo.

The same guidance book also carries the implementation of Green Hotel in Indonesia, action and culture of processing of solid waste consisting of 16 points, namely (1) Carry out solid waste audit in order to know the source of waste; (2) Identify recycled matters; (3) Identify the highest proportion of waste produced and find the solution for preventing the increasing amount of waste produced;

(4) Reduce the amount of containers, wraps and bags by buying things in bulk and in concentrate and return the containers, wraps and bags when possible; (5) Avoid the use of paper cup covers and coasters in the room; (6) Reduce the use of disposable containers, cups or wraps at hotel for reducing solid waste production; (7) Implement zero waste system when hosting events as well as the use of electronic massaging board or white board;

(8) Provide newspapers for guests when they take rest only; (9) Return the newspapers after used by guests or hotels to distributors; (10) Collect and recode key of the rooms; (11) Send messages to guests through paperless system; (12) Coordinate the purchasing with other hotels so that it can be carried out in integrated manner and more efficiently;

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(13) Use renewable materials for finishing architecture (for room elements) and for furnishing interior (supporting furniture); (14) Use reused materials to fulfill architectural needs (for room elements) and furnishing interior (supporting furniture); (15) Use non-toxic reused materials for finishing architecture and furnishing interior (e.g., the use of water-based paints); and (16) Use recycled materials for the architectural needs (for room elements).



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