City Summaries 2011

Name Country Population Waste Generated Waste Reduction Target Details
Balikpapan Indonesia 630,000 (2010) 440 tonnes/day (60% organic) 10% reduction in 3 years (from 2011) 8 composting centres are operated in the community and at markets reducing land fill by 8%
Makassar Indonesia 1,340,000 (2010) 1,870 tonnes/day Not yet submitted Makassar plans to achieve a reduction of 5-10% in waste through establishing 5 model composting centres.
Palembang Indonesia 1,700,000 (2010) 1,100 tonnes/day (47% organic) 10% reduction in 3 years (from 2011) Palembang has 2 model composting centres, one in the community and one at the market.  There are plans to roll these out to another 17 communities.
Semarang Indonesia 1,555,000 (2010) 1,500 tonnes/day (62% organic) Not yet submitted Composting is applied at the household and community level with the aim of reducing waste by 10% within 3 years
Surabaya Indonesia 3,000,000 (2010) 1,250 tonnes/day. Not yet submitted Surabaya has achieved a 30% reduction in waste so far through promoting composting at the community level
Tarakan Indonesia 230,000 (2010) 130 tonnes/day (52% organic) 20% reduction within three years (from 2011) Since 2008, composting has been practiced in households, the general community and markets
Cebu City Philippines 810,000 (2011) 410 tonnes/day (50% organic) 25% reduction by 2015 Since 2008, composting has been promoted to households, barangays and private business
Kampar Malaysia 120,000 (2010) 117 tonnes/day (40% organic) 22% reduction by 2020 Kampar plans to establish model composting schemes in 13 schools and 2 communities
Sibu Malaysia 240,000 (2010) 134 tonnes/day (50% organic) 10 to 15% reduction within three years (from 2011) Since 2008, Sibu has been involved in establishing model composting schemes at 2 schools and 2 communities
Nonthaburi Thailand 263,000 (2010) 369 tonnes/day Not yet submitted Achieved 28% waste reduction through promoting composting and 3R activities through community participation

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