On 12 September 2019, PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk (CAP) inaugurates waste recycling facility, known as Zero Waste Management Industry (IPS Masaro for short) in Cilegon. IPS Masaro is concept to encourage the community to change the old conventional way of waste disposal, collect-transport-throwaway to segregate-transport-process, where all waste collected is processed leaving zero waste. Organic waste will be processed into liquid fertilizer and mulch, meanwhile the non-organic waste will processed into fuel and waste with no economic value will go into an incinerator, where plastic waste is processed into fuel in high temperature, and into pyrolysis machine which also produces fuel to operate machine in IPS Masaro.
This facility was built by a solid partnership among Indonesia Olefin, Aromatic and Plastic Industry Association (INAPLAS), Institut Teknik Bandung (ITB), the regional government and the local communities in implementing Masaro. Among the three pyrolysis machines in IPS Masaro, one gas-fueled machine is a modification by an 11th grade volunteer named John Leiman from Jakarta Intercultural School. CAP welcomes and appreciates John’s enthusiasm and contribution, through his work with the smaller scale pyrolysis machine in IPS Masaro.
IPS Masaro will process household waste from approximately 1000 families, with waste segregation conducted by the members of families at home. Separated waste will be exchanged with incentives of daily household products obtained at the Masaro facility regularly.
On 12 January 2019, PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk held socialization related to natural disasters handling, attended by Head of BNPB, TNI Lieutenant General Doni Monardo, to deliver the information on the importance of disaster mitigation education, especially earthquakes and tsunamis that are prone Banten’s Sunda Strait region. The disaster mitigation socialization was also attended by the Head of BMKG, Director General of Cipta Karya PUPR, Head of Center for PVMBG, Deputy 1.2, and 3 BNPB, Echelon 1 Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs, KKP, LIPPI, BPPT, local Wantanas Forkompimda.
On this occasion, several topics related to natural disasters handlingwas also delivered by various experts, ranging from the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency, the National Disaster Management Agency, the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, the Hydro-Oceanographic Center of the Indonesian Navy and the Geological Agency with each of them provides synergistic presentation in accordance with the field. The synergy of various parties is important to do thus industrial area is more prepared with natural disasters.
On 8 January 2019, PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk (CAP) distributes humanitarian aid to Cilegon City Government and Indonesian Red Cross (PMI) for Kabupaten Pandeglang following the Sunda Strait tsunami in last year’s December. These aids are being handed-over directly to Acting Mayor of Cilegon, Drs. H. Edi Ariadi, M.Si in his office and witnessed by various stakeholders from Cilegon.
Humanitarian aid for people impacted will divided through two phase, Initial phase and long-term phase. The initial phase or emergency phase are channeled through Cilegon City Government and Indonesian Red Cross, by focusing to cater the pressing needs first. The long-term phase would be under the recovery process, where CAP will cooperate with Habitat for Humanity to build temporary shelter and sanitary facilities such are toilet and bathroom.
On 22 December 2018, tsunami hit the coastal region of Anyer and Banten. In response to the disaster, PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk's employees swiftly collect donations to support pressing needs in the impacted area. The CSR team went directly to impacted locations, assessed the tsunami’s survivor needs, distribute staple needs such are food, hygiene kit, baby and toddler needs and medicines. Hoped this assistance can ease the burden and provide support to help the Anyer and Banten civilians reorganize their life after this disaster.
PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk would like to extend the deepest condolences to those affected by the tsunami which occured in Anyer and Lampung, on Saturday, 22 December 2018, at 21.27 local time. The company would like to let you know that the plant is operating as normal. Some of the plant facilities sustained a minor injury.
There is no casualty or injury to our employees. As of now, the company continues to gather information of all employees and monitor the development in the plant and the immediate areas.
The company is committed to help those affected in Anyer to rebuild their lives in the aftermath of the disaster. Sending prayers for all of us.
On 27 December 2018 PT Styrindo Mono Indonesia (SMI), a subsidiary of PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk, received Green category for Corporate Performance Rating Program in Environmental Management (PROPER) in Bidakara, Jakarta. This award was handed-over by Ibu Siti Nurbaya Bakar, Minister of Environment and Forestry Republic of Indonesia to Bapak Syafri Rustam, GM Styrene Production SMI. The green category of PROPER received by SMI is an improvement from Blue category attained in 2017. This year PROPER evaluation resulted with 155 out of 1906 companies awarded with green category. SMI will continue to maintain and improve this achievement and committed to preserve environment through water conservation, energy efficiency, emission reduction, waste management and further contribute to biodiversity.