Jolene Marie Cholock-Rotinsulu – Miss Environment Indonesia speaks advocacy during COVID-19

10 Jun 2020


It was the sight of the plastic-filled insides of a washed-up whale on the news that moved 23-year-old Jolene Marie Cholock-Rotinsulu to launch a campaign and start-up company dedicated to reducing plastic use and waste, reaching hundreds of thousands of people through her social media as well as visits to villages and schools across her native archipelago. In this edition of GLF Live, award-winning journalist Natasha Elkington speaks with Jolene Marie Cholock-Rotinsulu, Indonesia’s Miss Environment, on her advocacy during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Publisher: GLF

Language: English

Year: 2020

Keyword(s): archipelago, communities, Coronavirus, covid-19, Indonesia, innovation, Miss Environment, plastic, plastic waste, single-use plastics, start-ups, waste reduction, zero waste

Location(s): Global, Indonesia