ANGELES CITY- To raise and intensify awareness on proper waste management and to clear the city's river channels of wastes that pollute the water, the DILG City Office participated in the city-wide clean-up drive program coincided with the celebration of the World Water Day held last March 22, 2017.
This clean-up drive is in compliance of the mandamus of the Manila Bay Rehabilitation Project and part of the Angeles' MALINIS 365 DAYS CAMPAIGN of City Environmental and Natural Resource Office (CENRO).
"The project is a manifestation that the city government is consistent with its efforts in creating a greener and cleaner city. I firmly believe that a clean city is a progressive city, as this reflects how the people here in Angeles take care of the environment", City Mayor Edgardo Pamintuan said.
According to Ms.Ederlinda Valencia, OIC-CENRO, around 2,000 individuals from the public and private sectors participated in the said clean up advocacy which included representatives from the 33 barangays and corporate companies.
Also, as part of the city government's program on environmental sustainability, Mayor Pamintuan recently forged a joint venture agreement with the SURE Global Waste to Worth Innovations (W2WI) for the establishment of the first Waste 2 Worth facility in the Philippines.
The facility will convert waste materials from the community into a reliable source of energy. The plant is seen to cut down the expen ses of the city on garbage disposal.