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|Section||Issues and Innovation in Managing Waste|
|Published online||08 August 2018|
Waste management for achieving sustainable management of water and sanitation in Universitas Sebelas Maret Indonesia
Rector Universitas Sebelas Maret, Campus UNS Kentingan, Surakarta, Indonesia
2 Department of Biology, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Science UNS, Coordinator of Green Campus Team Universitas Sebelas Maret Indonesia
3 Study Program of Urban and Regional Planning, Faculty of Engineering UNS, Chairman of Green Campus Team Universitas Sebelas Maret Indonesia
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Universitas Sebelas Maret (UNS) is the biggest university in Surakarta Central Java Indonesia, which was established on March 11th, 1976 through Presidential Decree No. 10 of 1976. Commitmen of UNS toward Green Campus began in 2012 by Rector Decree 7nd of August 2012. Land size of UNS, whis is only 60 ha becomes constraints in development of Green Campus Initiatives. In 2030 agenda of Sustainable Development Goals gives attention to huge increased of urbanization thus cities and human settlements face the problems of high density, economies of agglomeration link economy, energy, environment, science, technology and social and economic output . The Problem of Water and Sanitation becomes big issues of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which is stated in the Goal 6 out of 17 Goals. Goal 6 not only addresses Clean water sanitation and health but also quality and sustainability of water resources all over the world. Universitas Sebelas Maret is one of Campus in Indonesia, which has awareness toward water and sanitation, especially related to the problem of waste. Liquid waste has become problems for a long time in UNS, when domestic liquid waste has come from residential areas surrounding campus passed through the lake in campus before finally flowing to Bengawan Solo River. This causes euthropication and sedimentation of the lake of UNS, which had impact on extremelly decreased the function of the pond estetically and functionally. By partnership with the Ministry of Public Works anad Spatial Planning in 2017, UNS has built Integrated Waste Water Treatment, which treats domestic liquid waste from residential area surrounding campus and internal campus becomes recycled clean water. In spite of that, UNS also treats organic waste of fall leafs through composting units and manages chemical hazardous waste according to the Indonesian regulation issued by Ministry of Environment. Several efforts of UNS related to Waste Management have contribution to achieving SDGs especially Goal 6: ensure availability and sustainable management of water a sanitation for all . This contributes for improving water quality by reducing pollutions, dumping, minimizing chemical hazardous waste, increasing recycled and safe reuse of water on Campus.
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