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Amidst this social distancing and working from home during this COVID-19 pandemic, you may have noticed that your waste has been accumulating faster than ever. Perhaps, if you usually take out your trash once every two to three days, nowadays, you see that your trash bin is already overflowing in merely a single day.
Through APP’s Desa Makmur Peduli Api program or also known as Integrated Forestry and Farming System (IFFS), we seek prosperity for communities while working to reduce illegal logging, forest fires, and conflicts. Every story from each community member in this program shows how human well-being and environmental conservation can go hand in hand--and how we can all work together for a better future. And this is the story of how Lidat becomes a successful farmer by protecting the forest.
August to September marks the peak of the dry season in Indonesia. This period is also when our Rapid Response Firefighting Teams are on high alert, monitoring our concession areas to prevent fires. However, the firefighting teams are not the only ones present at the scene throughout this crucial time.
Gender equality is a fundamental right and an essential facet of sustained economic growth. Acknowledging its importance for a sustainable future, we work together with the Martha Tilaar Group and Global Compact Indonesia to empower women in Indonesia.
Have you ever thought about whatever happens to the waste from our pulp and paper making processes? As a global company, Asia Pulp & Paper is committed to creating positive environmental impacts for the world. Therefore, with the dedication of our engineers and experts, we strive to cut down our waste and even turn it into valuable resources.
Do you know what's better than eco-friendly food packaging? Yes, one that's also safe for our health. That's why we offer you Foopak Bio Natura, our solution to safer and better food packaging.
Indonesia’s rich biodiversity homes more than 500 species that are vulnerable to extinction. Among them are three subspecies that play important roles in the ecosystem: Sumatran tigers, Sumatran elephants, and the Bornean orangutans.
You may have seen a forest logo on some of the products packaging in the supermarket. Have you wondered what it represents? Well it means the product content or the packaging is certified by PEFC. But to know what it means, let’s first get to know what PEFC is!
We never know what the future holds, but one thing for sure is that we can strive to make it better today. From the first scratch of a sketch to the last stroke that invokes changes, we all should endeavor towards a brighter future.
Asia Pulp & Paper has been using the Integrated Fire Management (IFM) strategy to prevent and manage forest fires around its concession areas. We have done our best to design this strategy to be as effective as possible, and you know you can rely on it. But it is heroes like this that make it happen.
Have you ever wondered why sustainable packaging prices could be so expensive? A burger box made from sugarcane, for instance, is almost twice as expensive as one made from polystyrene, as BBC observed. But have we dived in to understand why being sustainable is a costly affair?