Community service activities are one of the Tridharma implementation of Higher Education which must be carried out by the entire academic community, especially lecturers in activities in Higher Education. UPN “Veteran” Jawa Timur as one of the universities in East Java in 2019 carried out Social Work Program/Community Service Program (KKN) for its students and spread throughout all cities / districts in East Java Province.
One of the KKN locations which is also the location of Community Service for Environmental Engineering Lecturers of UPN “V” East Java is Penataran Village, Ngeglok District, Blitar Regency. This village is located on the slopes of Mount Kelud and is a tourist destination because of its proximity to the Penataran Temple.
The community service activity took the theme of waste management which was presented by two internal speakers from Environmental Engineering. The event was started by welcoming the Head of Penataran Village, Mr. Kateno, SE and continued with remarks from the Coordinator of the Environmental Engineering Study Program. Dr Ir Novirina Hendrasarie.MT
The event was then continued with coaching materials by Mrs. Aulia Ulfah Farahdiba ST., MSc and Mrs. Aussie Amalia St., MSc, the guidance material presented was an understanding of a new paradigm in waste management, emphasizing the importance of community-based waste management and managing waste, especially organic for made into compost The event ended with the handing over of souvenirs from the Koprodi Tech. Environment UPN “V” East Java to the Head of Penataran Village