LGU COMPLIANCE MONITORING ON SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT BOLSTERED

Regional Director Mario N. Bulacan committed to strengthen the compliance of all local government units in the management of solid waste following the directive from EMB Director William Cuñado in a meeting on Friday, August 12. RD Bulacan reiterated that the Environmental Monitoring Officers are dispatched in their area of assignments to monitor closely the continue reading : LGU COMPLIANCE MONITORING ON SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT BOLSTERED

SPECIAL MEETING WITH THE ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING OFFICERS (EnMOs) IN COMPLIANCE WITH SECTION 24 OF RA 9003 OR THE ECOLOGICAL SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT ACT OF 2000

EMB Director Engr. William P. Cuñado called for urgent meeting on August 12, 2022, with all Regional Directors to assure commitments from EMB Regional Offices in compliance with Sec. 24 of RA 9003 or the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000. EMB-CAR, thus, committed to submit compliance reports this month. Engr. Ricardo P. Dang-iw, continue reading : SPECIAL MEETING WITH THE ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING OFFICERS (EnMOs) IN COMPLIANCE WITH SECTION 24 OF RA 9003 OR THE ECOLOGICAL SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT ACT OF 2000

Pinas: Basura Buster Successfully Launched in Western Visayas

The national advocacy campaign on solid waste management of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) was finally unveiled in the figure of Pinas: Basura Buster on August 12, 2022 at the SM City Iloilo event center as part of the nationwide campaign to increase public awareness and encourage public support to government programs continue reading : Pinas: Basura Buster Successfully Launched in Western Visayas

Environmental Management Bureau chief lauds enactment of law making firms responsible for plastic packaging

The Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has lauded the enactment of Republic Act (RA) 11898 or the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) Act of 2022, mandating companies to establish EPR programs for their plastic packaging. DENR Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) Director William P. Cuñado said the passage of continue reading : Environmental Management Bureau chief lauds enactment of law making firms responsible for plastic packaging

𝐃𝐄𝐍𝐑-𝐄𝐌𝐁 𝐑𝐞𝐠𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐈 𝐡𝐨𝐥𝐝𝐬 𝐈𝐄𝐂 𝐚𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐨𝐧 𝐬𝐨𝐥𝐢𝐝 𝐰𝐚𝐬𝐭𝐞 𝐦𝐚𝐧𝐚𝐠𝐞𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐢𝐧 𝐁𝐚𝐫𝐚𝐧𝐠𝐚𝐲 𝐏𝐚𝐥𝐚𝐥𝐢 𝐍𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐞, 𝐒𝐭𝐚. 𝐋𝐮𝐜𝐢𝐚, 𝐈𝐥𝐨𝐜𝐨𝐬 𝐒𝐮𝐫

DENR- Environmental Management Bureau – Region I (EMB-I) through the Environmental Monitoring Officers (EnMOs) Romar T. Llanes, Jollie Joy G. Orfiano, Charlene Sue B. Magaliao, and Julius S. Cortez of the Ecological Solid Waste Management Section and in partnership with the local government unit of Sta. Lucia, Ilocos Sur conducted an information, education and communication continue reading : 𝐃𝐄𝐍𝐑-𝐄𝐌𝐁 𝐑𝐞𝐠𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐈 𝐡𝐨𝐥𝐝𝐬 𝐈𝐄𝐂 𝐚𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐨𝐧 𝐬𝐨𝐥𝐢𝐝 𝐰𝐚𝐬𝐭𝐞 𝐦𝐚𝐧𝐚𝐠𝐞𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐢𝐧 𝐁𝐚𝐫𝐚𝐧𝐠𝐚𝐲 𝐏𝐚𝐥𝐚𝐥𝐢 𝐍𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐞, 𝐒𝐭𝐚. 𝐋𝐮𝐜𝐢𝐚, 𝐈𝐥𝐨𝐜𝐨𝐬 𝐒𝐮𝐫

EMB-CAR CONDUCTS INFORMATION, EDUCATION AND COMMUNICATION CAMPAIGN ON ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS CUM TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER ON WASTE DIVERSION

The Environmental Management Bureau DENR-CAR in collaboration with its Mountain Province Provincial Environmental Management Unit, Mountain Province Environmental and Natural Resources Office, and the Local Government Unit of Bauko conducted a lecture on environmental laws, Gender and Development (GAD) cum technology transfer on waste diversion held at Domog Village Inn, Bauko, Mountain Province on August continue reading : EMB-CAR CONDUCTS INFORMATION, EDUCATION AND COMMUNICATION CAMPAIGN ON ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS CUM TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER ON WASTE DIVERSION

LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS REMINDED TO ADHERE TO SANITARY LANDFILL OPERATIONS

Local Government Units from the municipalities of Cordillera Region signed commitments in compliance to environmental laws on sanitary landfill operation and fast-track necessary online applications of pertinent permits issued by EMB-CAR and other requirements as mandated by the law. This is part of the intensified monitoring and permitting system of the EMB CAR in the continue reading : LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS REMINDED TO ADHERE TO SANITARY LANDFILL OPERATIONS

Head of Environmental Management Bureau backs proposal to impose tax on single-use plastics

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Environmental Management Bureau (DENR-EMB) has expressed support for a proposal to tax the consumption of single-use plastics as a proactive measure to curb plastic pollution in the country.   “Imposing tax on single-use plastics is a positive development for the environment in several ways. It can promote use of continue reading : Head of Environmental Management Bureau backs proposal to impose tax on single-use plastics