Coca-Cola Europacific Partners Indonesia (CCEP Indonesia) and Dynapack Asia have taken a major step towards sustainability with the official launch of their cutting-edge PET bottle recycling facility, PT Amandina Bumi Nusantara (Amandina), in Bekasi, West Java. This IDR556.2 billion investment in recycled PET production (rPET) will not only reduce virgin plastic usage but also lower carbon emissions compared to the use of virgin PET. As of today, Amandina will have the capacity to produce 25,000 tons of recycled PET per year, making a substantial contribution in addressing Indonesia's plastic waste challenge.
On the same day, the two companies jointly launched the non-profit organization, Mahija Parahita Nusantara Foundation (Mahija Foundation). This new foundation will provide Amandina with locally sourced feedstock while also providing crucial support to the informal waste collection community, such as stable employment, social care and responsible waste management practices.
The inauguration ceremony was held at Amandina facility on Wednesday (8/2) and was attended by Luhut Binsar Panjaitan, the Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment of Indonesia. During the event, the Coordinating Minister praised the efforts of CCEP Indonesia and Dynapack Asia in promoting a closed-loop system that will drive the circular economy and help mitigate the current environmental issues.
In the inauguration ceremony which was also attended by Acting. The Regent of Bekasi, Mr. Dani Ramdan, CCEP Indonesia and Dynapack submitted a number of supports in the form of:
- 3 units of garbage motorbikes for the Metro Lampung City Garbage Bank, received directly by the Mayor of Metro Lampung, Mr. Wahdi Siradjudin
- 5 garbage trucks for TPST-3R Traditional Village of Seminyak, Bali received directly by the head of TPST-3R, I Komang Ruditha Hartawan
- 5 units of waste carts for scavengers
- 10 units of laptops for Sekolah Kami, a school that provides informal education for scavenger children, located in Bekasi
Further information regarding Amandina Bumi Nusantara and the Mahija Parahita Nusantara Foundation can be viewed more directly on the website: https://amandinabuminusantara.com/ and https://mahijaparahitanusantara.com/