DENR lines up activities for the 21st year of Ecological Solid Waste Management Act

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has lined up activities this January to celebrate the 21st anniversary of the enactment of Republic Act (RA) 9003 or the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000. DENR Secretary Roy A. Cimatu emphasized that the observance of RA 9003 anniversary should be a “constant reminder to continue reading : DENR lines up activities for the 21st year of Ecological Solid Waste Management Act

NSWMC orders stricter law enforcement vs open burning of garbage

The National Solid Waste Management Commission (NSWMC), chaired by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), has approved a resolution imposing stricter law enforcement against the open burning of solid and agricultural wastes and providing alternative means of waste disposal across the country. “The open burning of solid wastes which includes agricultural wastes has continue reading : NSWMC orders stricter law enforcement vs open burning of garbage

DENR delivers major feat in solid waste management implementation with closure of dumpsites in 2021

Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Roy A. Cimatu is seeing the beginning of a new era of environmental consciousness among Filipinos with the closure of all dumpsites in the country this year, through the effective implementation of Republic Act (RA) 9003 or the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000. “This accomplishment continue reading : DENR delivers major feat in solid waste management implementation with closure of dumpsites in 2021

DENR proposes P181.6-M budget for COVID-19 waste management

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is eyeing a P181.6-million allocation for the establishment of preliminary treatment and storage facility for coronavirus-related healthcare waste from its P774-million solid waste management program budget for 2022. Through the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB), the DENR is planning to provide funds for 227 local government units (LGUs) continue reading : DENR proposes P181.6-M budget for COVID-19 waste management

Cimatu prompts LGUs to rehabilitate open dumpsites

Six months after the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has completed the closure of all operating open dumpsites in the country, Secretary Roy A. Cimatu prodded local government units (LGUs) to implement their plan of action for the safe closure and rehabilitation of these garbage dumps. “After our successful feat to close dumpsites continue reading : Cimatu prompts LGUs to rehabilitate open dumpsites

DENR launches proper waste segregation mobile game

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has launched the “Basura Buster” mobile gaming application as an alternative tool to practice proper waste segregation, especially designed for children 5 to 8 years of age. Basura Buster is a web-based gaming application that teaches players proper waste segregation in an educational and entertaining manner. It continue reading : DENR launches proper waste segregation mobile game