Webri Veliana is the founder of Greenwave NGO : a waste management and environmental preservation non-profit from Indonesia. She keens to help communities to increase environmental awareness, with economy that grows in harmony with the environment. Webri received an Australia Award that enabled her to take a course called "Tackling Marine Pollution Issues through Recycling" at Griffith University in 2019. From then she developed “ the Greenwave Method” Waste Management System. In just three months, the method helped 64% of houses in Wonosidi village sort waste from their homes into 11 categories to be used as recycled material.
Currently, her organization works together with the village government, a local environmental workers group called Manggala Wonosidi, Social Marketing @ Griffith University, Australia Awards and Women’s Earth Alliance to make Wonosidi a Leading Circular Economy Village and achieve all 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Through collaboration and co-creation, Webri hopes to make Wonosidi a prototype for implementing both her innovative waste management system and her environmental preservation system so that they can be emulated by other villages in Indonesia. Eventually, she hopes to translate these systems to cities and suburban communities across Indonesia, too.
Webri will be speaking at: 29th October (10.00am - 11.30am) | Wonosidi : The Leading Circular Economy Village in Indonesia