Many people think that garbage is utterly useless, fit only to be thrown away. But as the world marks World Environment Day on June 5, Sister Anna Wiwik Soepraptiwi says that is not the proper way to manage waste.


Sisters and a layworker sorting waste materials

According to the provincial superior of the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul, burning or burying discarded packaging such as plastic containers can damage the environment and adversely affect people’s health.

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