The project takes place in the small town of Jatiwangi in Java, Indonesia. Residents, local cultural and environmental activists, schools and businesses will be involved in the project. It includes talks, lectures, performances, do-it-yourself workshops and this website. Theme: How can local communities deal with their own waste? For one week, the plastic garbage from Jatiwangi will be collected and piled up into a huge „staple.“ Then the garbage has to be eliminated. But how, by burning, burying, will it succeed?

18 December 2018 – 08 January 2019 – Discussions, lectures, interviews on waste, recycling and culture. Public rubbish collection, construction of the „staple“, oven construction workshop, ideas workshops. 08 January 2019 – Social Plastic Bye Bye Party.