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PRACTICE A SUSTAINABLE LIFESTYLE, RECYCLE – DENR

Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Roy Cimatu said that waste facilities alone will not solve the problem of solid waste management in the Philippines as he urged the public to minimize their waste by practicing a sustainable lifestyle. In light of the 21st year of Republic Act 9003 or the Ecological Solid […]

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NSWMC FORMS NATIONAL ECOLOGY CENTER – CIMATU

The National Solid Waste Management Commission (NSWMC), chaired by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), has issued a resolution adopting the guidelines for the establishment of the National Ecology Center (NEC) in compliance with Republic Act (RA) 9003 or the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000. The Commission approved NSWMC Resolution No. […]

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ALL PH DUMPSITES CLOSED BY DENR IN 2021 – CIMATU

Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Roy 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 mirrors […]

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CIMATU TO LGUS: MANAGE YOUR TRASH OR FACE PENALTY

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has reiterated its call for local government units (LGUs) to practice proper segregation at source in managing the disposal of solid wastes.DENR Secretary Roy Cimatu issued this call after reports of negligent disposal of solid wastes have reached the agency. “It has come to our attention that […]

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CIMATU: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT IS EVERYONE’S DUTY

Stressing that solid waste management is everyone’s responsibility, Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Roy Cimatu reminded the public to do their share in helping the government rehabilitate Manila Bay. Cimatu issued the statement after tons of trash were washed ashore on Manila Bay due to incessant rains brought by the enhanced southwest […]

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DOST POWERS BICOL’S FIRST BIOGAS PLANT

The biggest and most modern abattoir in the Bicol Region located at San Roque, Legazpi City is now rising to become the region’s first abattoir to embrace biogas technology, thanks to the collaborative project “Piloting of Biogas Technology for Thermo-Electro-Mechanical Applications for the Legazpi City Abattoir of DOST-V” of the Provincial S&T Center – Albay […]

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DENR LAUDS SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT CHAMPS – CIMATU

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) gave recognition to the agency’s environmental partners for their valuable contributions to help carry out the closure of open dumpsites and to prevent the dumping of waste in Manila Bay. Secretary Roy Cimatu handed over the awards and certificates of recognition to the government agencies, a non-government […]

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DENR, LANDFILL OPERATORS PUSH FOR WASTE MANAGEMENT

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is looking forward to a greater collaboration with sanitary landfill (SLF) operators to improve the management of solid waste in the country. “We always extend a welcoming hand to those sectors willing to work with us to solve our country’s problems particularly those that concern our environment […]