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Waste management is one of the big problems that is always faced in urban areas, especially in areas that are densely populated. In handling, both in terms of quantity and quality tend to be unbalanced. In Medan City, waste problem is one of the urgent issues that must be addressed immediately. In 2019, Medan received the title of the Ministry of the Environment as the dirtiest city. The assessment was obtained from the Ministry of Environment including, the management of the final disposal site which is still not good. This is what underlies us to carry out programs of assistance and community service in terms of family economic strengthening based on household waste management in household's mother Gelugur Darat I Medan City. Community service activities are aimed at; 1). Assist in the formation of community-based household waste management groups, in order to increase community capacity in managing organic waste originating from household waste. 2). Provide motivation and knowledge about the economic potential of the utilization and management of household waste, so that it is expected not only to reduce the impact of environmental pollution, but to help the economy of surrounding communities. 3). Provide training in the use of Takakura baskets to reprocess organic waste into compost, in order to be more productive in handling problems in their environment as an economic opportunity. The target of this activity is 42 housewives of Glugur Darat I Village, East Medan District.The activity method uses lecture and demonstration methods. The results of the training activities can be said to be successfully viewed based on the following components : 1). The success of the target number of trainees. 2). Achievement of training objectives. 3). Achievement of planned material targets. 4). The ability of participants in mastering the material.