Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2010
Bank Sampah Gemah Ripah
This description of Bambang Suwerda's work was prepared when Bambang Suwerda was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2010.
Combining saving mechanisms with waste segregation, Bambang Suwerda is using economic incentives to introduce waste management across Indonesia. The ensuing waste separation practices among households create sustainable revenues for recycling businesses.
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