Monthly Beach Cleanups to Create Awareness

Around 80% of all waste in the ocean comes from land and thus, from us consumers. Currently, Indonesia is number 2 in the list of most marine polluting countries in the world. Every year Indonesia produces 6.8 tons of plastic waste, of which 61% is not collected and disposed of safely, of which 40% ends up in the ocean.

R.O.L.E. Foundation organizes monthly beach cleanups in the south area of Bali. After cleaning the beaches, the collected waste is weighted and brought to the ZeroWaste Center, where it’s cleaned and separated according to the type of plastic and whether it can be recycled or not. The aim is to bring as least as possible to the landfill.

By doing beach cleanups, R.O.L.E. Foundation aims to create awareness about alternative ways of dealing with waste, so that the environment in Bali can be improved. We share this knowledge with local communities, local governments and beach cleaners.

kg of waste collected on beaches


574.09 KG of Waste Removed: Kuta Beach Cleanup Makes a Difference!

On March 15th, we organized a Beach Cleanup at Kuta Beach. The previous day, an exceptionally high tide had washed a significant amount of waste onto the shores of Kuta Beach....

Clean Waves for Kelan: R.O.L.E. Beach Cleanup

This month's Beach Cleanup was very special because we collaborated with PT. Sumitomo Indonesia who brought 120 participants who were ready to clean up the beaches in Bali. On...

Beyond Cleanup: R.O.L.E. Foundation Transforms Sekeh Beach

To kick off the new year, we chose Sekeh Beach as the location to hold our Monthly Beach Cleanup for January. Thank you to Club Ocean for faithfully supporting this event to...

Turning the Tide on Trash: R.O.L.E. Foundation’s Kedonganan Beach Cleanup

Crowned with immense joy, we wrapped up the 2023 Beach Cleanup season on December 15th, 2023, at Kedonganan Beach. It’s the start of the rainy season in Bali and usually affects...

Transforming Tuban Beach: A Successful Beach Cleanup Initiative Making Waves for Marine Conservation

Tuban Beach served as the chosen venue for the Beach Cleanup event held on Saturday, November 18, 2023. The objective of this event was to raise public awareness about the perils...

Coastal Guardians Unite: Kedonganan Beach Clean-Up Update

The monthly beach clean-up event is being held this October, 20th 2023 at Kedonganan Beach, with the Jimbaran area as the venue. Club Ocean sponsored this beach cleanup. Thank...

Empowering Environmental Awareness: Kelan Beach Cleanup and Collaboration with SD No. 4 Benoa

On Friday, 22 September 2023, The Monthly Beach Cleanup was conducted at Kelan Beach. We collaborated with SD No. 4 Benoa, which brought 20 students to help clean the beach, and...

Sawangan Beach Cleanup by R.O.L.E. Foundation in Collaboration with Hilton Bali and Supported by Club Ocean

August Beach Cleanup event by R.O.L.E. Foundation was a little bit different because this month we collaborated with Hilton Bali Resort to clean the Sawangan Beach area while...

Beach Cleanup for a Greener Sawangan

On the 21st of July, the R.O.L.E. Foundation held a Beach Cleanup at Sawangan Beach, with the invaluable support of Club Ocean, aiming to raise awareness among our staff, Bali...

Fish Market or Waste Market? – Beach Cleanup

Kedonganan Beach was chosen to be the venue for The Beach Cleanup of June 2023. Spesial for this month, the Beach Cleanup is sponsored by ClubOcean. Thank you to ClubOcean for...

Beach Cleanup Schedule

Join our WhatsApp Group!

Click here to join the WhatsApp group, where you will be informed about the next monthly beach cleanup and the 3-monthly ZeroWaste Bazaar.

Beach Cleanup Agenda:

  • Beach Cleanup (7 – 9 am)

Explanation ZeroWaste Bazaar (waste voucher program):

We are not only cleaning beaches, surrounding local community members (adults and children) in our area (Sawangan) bring their waste weekly to the ZeroWaste Center in exchange for waste vouchers.

Once every 3 months we organize a Bazaar at the ZeroWaste Center, where the vouchers can be exchanged for rice, fruits and vegetables, snacks, school materials, and other products. Preloved clothes are also available, donations are very welcome.

You Can Play a ROLE!

Support the Beach Cleanup Program and make a worthy contribution to reducing the amount of non-organic waste ending up in landfills. For every $2 USD (around Rp. 28,000) we clean 1 kg of trash from the beach.

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