Bengok Craft creations shown at Ashta District 8
Credit: Instagram @bengokcraft

Liberty Society, a social enterprise providing impactful goods & gifts made by refugee women @housebyliberty and local artisans held a campaign with with the theme “Langkah Terbumi” which means a humble action of giving back to mother earth & humankind.

This campaign invites people to take steps to protect the planet, such as turning in your waste to be recycled, attending upcycling workshops, and even the simplest step, namely buying eco products.

Therefore, this campaign also displays eco-creative products from Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) from various regions in Indonesia in Ashta District 8, from 11 November – 4 December 2022.

In this case, Bengok Craft as one of the partners of participated in the campaign/action by displaying their eco-friendly creations.

The water hyacinth creations displayed are Bengok Slippers, Bengok Handbags, Bengok Totebags, Bengok Books, Bengok Boxes, and many more.

Of course, the presence of Bengok Craft in the “Step to the Ground” campaign is because Bengok Craft has been considered to be helping in preserving the environment, and supporting the use of eco-green products.

The “Langkah Membumi” campaign basically exists because of concerns about current environmental issues. Based on research from the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI), there was a 62% increase in online transactions and a 47% increase in food delivery. This of course has an impact on more and more shipping packages and food piling up due to the lack of waste management.

Therefore, this campaign also brings creations from X Liberty Society. as a provider of leftover of shipping or delivery, while Liberty Society turned them into various creative products, such as bags, totebags, and so on.

“With the power of collaboration between productions, e-commerce, and consumers in promoting circular systems, we can achieve sustainability for the planet and the people,” said Yolanda Nainggolan, the Vice President of Public Relations at Blibli via YouTube.

Firman Setyaji as the Founder of Bengok Craft told the Bengok Craft team on (11/13) that this collaboration between E-commerce, community organizations, and SMEs is an appropriate synergy in supporting a green economy in an era of increasing production and consumption.

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