An elementary school student in Sorong, West Papua, makes an artwork made from recycled plastic. (Antara Photo/Olha Mulalinda)

Making Recycled Art in Papua


AUGUST 19, 2019

Like many places in Indonesia, Sorong in West Papua suffers from acute plastic pollution. An elementary school in the city now offers a special art class to teach students how to create artworks made from recycled plastic – and learn the art of recycling.