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Ocean Plastic Prevention Accelerator (OPPA) is building a social innovation ecosystem to address ocean plastic leakage within Indonesia. Surabaya is the first OPPA pilot project location. Through various program activities, OPPA is creating a collaborative network for innovative solutions to address challenges in the local waste management system and recycling sector.

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OPPA has launched its pilot in Surabaya and surrounding cities in East Java, making it the first region to foster innovations in solving plastic waste problems.

The Incubation Network is creating a connected network of innovators, investors, civil society organisations, and government leaders across those key South and Southeast Asian countries. Collectively, we will design and deliver programs that drive investment, innovation, and partnerships for inclusive and gender-responsive waste management & circular economy solution.

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[Virtual] Workshop...
In the midst of the current uncertain situation, the OPPA team is changing its strategy in working and running the program. We are lucky enough that we are still able to implement social distancing...
Waste Bank Business Model...
Waste banks are community-based initiatives for waste management. These institutions encourage households to practice basic waste separation at home, and bring this separated waste to their local...
Workshop Financial Management
Financial management is a crucial part of running a successful organization or business. Being disciplined and having an effective system to maintain it is also essential to make sure the financial...
Lunch & Networking #3 With...
Last week (12/2) we held Lunch & Networking # 3 at the Robries workshop in Technopark UPN Surabaya. We were very happy that the stakeholders of plastic waste problems in Greater Surabaya gathered...
Workshop Branding &...
Still in the spirit of early 2020 OPPA just held the third workshop with the topic "Branding & Storytelling". The speaker of the workshop this time is a professional in the field of branding...
Workshop Business Knowledge...
After holding the first workshop on November 13, 2019, OPPA held a second workshop with the theme "Business Knowledge".
Lunch & Networking #2
Lunch & Networking activities have been held again on December 5, 2019 at the Midtown Hotel Restaurant. This event was attended by around 40 participants from various organizations, companies and...
Why We Need Lunch &...
Improving waste management ecosystem is also about improving the connection among the stakeholders. What we mean by stakeholder is every actor who relevant in this issue, can be government,
Waste Data Hackathon
On 26-27th October, OPPA team held WasteData Hackathon as a part of the Oh, Plastic! Festival in Surabaya. The WasteData Hackathon is a 2 days social coding event that brings computer programmers...
Workshop Basic Digital Tools
On November 13, 2019, OPPA held the kick off and the first workshop of the acceleration program that will take place from November 2019 to July 2020. Located at the Fave Hotel Surabaya, this event...
Oh, Plastic Festival! 26-27...
Oh, Plastic Festival! is a series of events held by Ocean Plastic Prevention Accelerator (SecondMuse Indonesia) to raise awareness and collaborative action in overcoming the problem of plastic...
Data Verification Workshop...
On Friday, 22 March 2019, OPPA (Ocean Plastic Prevention Accelerator) team, a team under SecondMuse Indonesia, held a data verification workshop.

Indonesia is dumping 3.2 million tonnes of plastic waste each year, most of them goes into the ocean, making our country the second biggest ocean plastic polluter in the world.”

(Jakarta Post, 2015)
“By improving land-based waste and recycling management system, we can reduce 45% of plastic leakage to the ocean.”
(Ocean Conservancy, 2015)
“Now it’s time to change and create innovative solutions to keep plastic out of the ocean.”
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