Frequently Asked Questions

When is Clean Up Jakarta Day 2019?
The 2019 Clean Up Jakarta Day will take place on Sunday 25th August, 2019. Please stay tuned for announcements!

How can I get involved in Clean Up Jakarta Day?
Registration for CUJD 2019 is open! You can be a volunteer by contacting your Team Leader of your chosen site, registering by providing your full name, email address and mobile number. If you want to get more involved, you can nominate a site and be the team leader for your chosen site. You can also be a sponsor; please contact

How can my Business get involved with Clean Up Jakarta Day?

Your business can nominate a clean up site, which your colleagues can all join to clean up, being a part of your CSR activities. There will be a fee incurred for the signing up of company clean-up sites.

Your business could also become a sponsor for Clean Up Jakarta Day and by doing that your company’s logos will be on all of the promotional materials that pertain to Clean Up Jakarta Day, as well as many other benefits, not to mention being a part of a great CSR programme that gives back to the city of Jakarta. Please contact for more information.

How can my School get involved with Clean Up Jakarta Day?
Schools can be involved by nominating a location that’s relevant to its students. This can be a great project for children and young adults to learn more about the environment and the detrimental effects littering has on the city in a fun and constructive way. Please nominate a new cleanup site for your schools by filling out the form on the Nominate a Site link or by sending an e-mail to

School’s sites will be closed to students, teachers and members of the school only; not open to members of the public.


Organizing a Clean Up Site

How do I select a Clean Up Site?
If you know a specific location in Jakarta that’s dirty and need cleaning, please nominate that site so Clean Up Jakarta Day can operate in that site and clean it up.

How do I register a Clean Up Site?
By clicking Nominate a Site on the website and filling out the form. By nominating a site, you will be the team leader and coordinator of that site.

How many hours should my Clean Up event run for?
Cleanup will run for, approximately, two hours. Starting from 7:00 in the morning until 9:00 in the morning to avoid the heat of the midday sun.

What are my responsibilities as a Site Team Leader?
As a team leader for your chosen site, you are responsible in recruiting volunteers, helping them, passing out the cleanup kit, including gloves and rubbish bags, and making sure that rubbish goes into the correct bags, recyclable and non-recyclable, for ease of further processing.

Where do I leave the rubbish at the end of my Clean Up?
Rubbish collected will be picked up by the transportation sponsors and taken to the corresponding location, depending on whether they are recyclable or not. Team leaders will make sure rubbish is collected by the transportation sponsors.

How do I change details on my Clean Up Site registration?
Please e-mail

What happens if I have to cancel a registered Clean Up Site?
Please e-mail

What if it’s raining on the day?
If it rains a little, Clean Up Jakarta Day will still continue for those who are able and willing to continue. We encourage you to bring umbrellas and/or ponchos.

When will I receive my Clean Up kit?
Clean Up kits will be given to volunteers by their respective team leaders on Clean Up Jakarta Day, 19 October 2014.

What does the Clean Up kit contain?
Reused sugar sacks as rubbish bags (with a green tick for recyclable & a red cross for non-recyclable materials), gloves, a Clean Up Hero pin.

How can I get more bags and other materials to assist me with my Clean Up Event?
If your site needs more cleanup supplies, please contact


Volunteering at a Clean Up Site

How do I volunteer at a Clean Up Site for Clean Up Jakarta Day?
Please send an e-mail to your site’s team leader; their information is listed on Clean Up Jakarta Day’s website under Clean Up Sites. Please send them your full name, email address and mobile number and they will add you to their site’s database. The team leader will send you all the information you need, closer to the big day.

Do I need to bring anything with me?
You are encouraged to bring a reusable drinking vessel with plenty of drinking water, a hat, sunblock to avoid sunburn, comfy and protective shoes (trainers), an umbrella (just in case), and of course, a helping hand.


Additional resources for Clean Up Jakarta Day

Where can I find statistics on the rubbish picked during Clean Up Jakarta Day?
Statistics will be presented on the Clean Up Jakarta Day website, Indonesia Expat’s website, Clean Up Jakarta Day’s Facebook & Twitter accounts, and Indonesia Expat magazine.


Do I need permission to use the Clean Up Jakarta Day logo?
Yes, you do need permission if you want to use the Clean Up Jakarta Day logo on platforms  that are not associated with Clean Up Jakarta Day. If you want to use it for promotional purposes on social media websites, you may do so without permission.


About Clean Up Jakarta Day

How did Clean Up Jakarta Day start?
Clean Up Jakarta Day was started in August 2013 by Angela Richardson, Chief Editor of Indonesia Expat, who is passionate about the environment. Clean Up Jakarta Day was inspired by a similar idea which has been going on in Australia for 20 years.