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‘ALING TINDERA’ PROJECT GETS DENR SUPPORT

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is throwing its full support behind the “Aling Tindera” program, which incentivizes the collection of used plastic sachets that are ending up in Manila Bay. “This residual waste recovery program is very timely as it augments government efforts to rehabilitate Manila Bay amid the pandemic where the […]

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CIMATU’S P2.2-M CEBU HOTEL ACCOMMODATION IS FAKE NEWS – ANTIPORDA

An official of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has slammed former Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) chair Imelda Nicolas for spreading fake news about the recent trip to Cebu City of DENR Secretary Roy Cimatu. “That’s nothing but fake news,” DENR Undersecretary and spokesperson Benny Antiporda said in reaction to the allegations […]

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DENR TO LOCAL GOV’T UNITS: DRAFT 10-YEAR SOLID WASTE PLAN

A high-ranking official of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) urged local government unit (LGU) leaders to come up with their own 10-year solid waste management plan. DENR Undersecretary Benny Antiporda, in-charge of solid waste management and LGU concerns, thanked the Cebu mayors in municipalities and cities that already have an approved 10-year […]

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MANILA BAY CLEANUP NOT AN IMPOSSIBLE MISSION – ANTIPORDA

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) said the clean up and rehabilitation of Manila Bay is “not an impossible mission” if citizens are willing to do their share. DENR Undersecretary Benny Antiporda said the lack of discipline among Filipinos could be the single biggest obstacle to the success of the bay’s rehabilitation. “Iisa […]