Battling plastic waste emergency

New material: A worker holding shards of processed plastic material at a plastics recycling factory in Tangerang, Banten province. — AFP

As Indonesia’s capital Jakarta grapples with overflowing plastic waste and pollution pours into the sea, one burgeoning business is trying to turn rubbish into revenue.

Tridi Oasis Group, which employs 120 people, has recycled more than 250 million bottles since it was founded six years ago.

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