DENR hopes next admin will pour more funds into waste management programs

As the May 2022 national and local elections draw closer, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is hoping that the next administration would continue the country’s solid waste management programs, particularly by increasing funding for local government units (LGUs) and working on the amendment of Republic Act (RA) 6969 or the Toxic Substances continue reading : DENR hopes next admin will pour more funds into waste management programs

Asst. Director Osorio inspects New Tech and SLF Operations in Region 6

EMB Assistant Director Engr. Vizminda A. Osorio flies out to some parts of Western Visayas to meet with EMB and public officials to discuss environmental issues, developments, and operations in the region on March 3-4, 2022. On her first day in Region 6, Asst. Director Osorio met with EMB 6 Regional Director Atty. Ramar Niel continue reading : Asst. Director Osorio inspects New Tech and SLF Operations in Region 6

Sampulna: Solid waste management remains on top of DENR’s agenda

Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Acting Secretary Jim O. Sampulna vowed that solid waste management will remain a top priority of the agency to reach its goal of approving the 10-year solid waste management plans (SWMPs) of more local government units (LGUs) nationwide. “Our battle against solid waste continues and we will not continue reading : Sampulna: Solid waste management remains on top of DENR’s agenda

NSWMC, private waste collectors team up for better solid waste management

The National Solid Waste Management Commission (NSWMC), chaired by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), has partnered with the Coalition of Solid Waste Management Providers (CSWMP) to work on strategic plans to improve the country’s solid waste management. In an executive committee meeting held last February 14, the NSWMC and CSWMP mapped out continue reading : NSWMC, private waste collectors team up for better solid waste management

DENR celebrates PH solid waste management accomplishments

Former Environment Secretary Roy A. Cimatu took pride in the accomplishments of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in implementing Republic Act (RA) 9003 or the Ecological Solid Waste Management (SWM) Act of 2000 under the administration of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte. “As we celebrate the 21st anniversary of RA 9003, let us continue reading : DENR celebrates PH solid waste management accomplishments

DENR RECOGNIZES SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT CAMPAIGN PARTNERS

Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Undersecretary for Solid Waste Management and Local Government Units Concerns Benny D. Antiporda (2nd from left) hands over the certificates of appreciation to Hostillo Arturo Cornelio, Commander, Coast Guard District National Capital Region-Central Luzon (2nd from right) for the agency’s active participation in the dismantling of illegal fishing continue reading : DENR RECOGNIZES SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT CAMPAIGN PARTNERS

ANTIPORDA ASSURES DENR SUPPORT TO LGUs ON SOLID WASTE MGMT

Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Undersecretary for Solid Waste Management and Local Government Units (LGU) Concerns and National Solid Waste Management Commission Alternate Chair Benny D. Antiporda underscores the intensified support of the DENR to LGUs nationwide in their compliance to Republic Act (RA) 9003 or the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of continue reading : ANTIPORDA ASSURES DENR SUPPORT TO LGUs ON SOLID WASTE MGMT

NSWMC partners with DOTr for COVID-generated waste management in public transport

The National Solid Waste Management Commission (NSWMC), through the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), is partnering with the Department of Transportation (DOTr) to manage COVID-generated waste through the installation of yellow bins and bags in all public transport vehicles in the country. DENR Secretary Roy A. Cimatu said the “yellow bins and bags continue reading : NSWMC partners with DOTr for COVID-generated waste management in public transport