DENR 9 Distributes MRF Equipment 31 LGUs

Thirty One (31) Local Government Units of Zamboanga Peninsula were recipients of material recovery equipment given by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Region IX thru the Environment Management Bureau (EMB) today at the Phil Coconut Authority in San Ramon, Zamboanga City.

 The MRF equipment were composed of 23 plastic shredders and 8 biodegradable shredders.

DENR Regional Executive Director Carlito M. Tuballa said that these equipment can assist the LGUs in dealing with their garbage problems.

"Plastics are slowly destroying our coastal and marine ecosystems being the final recipient of our garbage. It has even affected our fish. By utilizing this technology, we can convert these plastics into infrastructure materials."

RED Tuballa gave assurance to the different local chief executives and other LGU officials present during the turn-over ceremony that his office is always ready to provide them assistance in terms of protection and conservation of the environment and natural resources.

EMB RD Edgardo S. Callanta said that this assistance to the LGUs shall have a great impact to the implementation of RA 9003 as this can lessen the garbage in their locality.

Director Callanta added that it is now up to the LGUs to do their part in the sustainable management of their waste. He pointed out that segregation at source is the key for the success of the program. (rt)

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DENR ASec for Field Operations - Western Mindanao Jim O. Sampulna, CESO III administered the turnover of the directorship of DENR 9 from Dr. Sabdullah C. Abubacar, CESO IV to For. Crisanta Marlene P. Rodriguez, CESE on June 26, 2019 in DENR 9 Regional Office in Pagadian City.

RED Abubacar (in black shirt) and PENRO Kaing (in white with blue shirt) during the conduct of coastal clean-up in AIPLS

JAM FOR THE EARTH| Riverside Band, once again, emerged as champs in Jam for the Earth: Battle of the Bands Year 2!

ART FOR THE PLANET | Van Nikko G. Bahala of Tukuran emerged as Champion of the Art for the Planet: Inter-Town On The Spot Poster Making Contest held during Earth Day, April 22, in Pagadian City.

BAYAN KO, LINIS KO | On Earth Day, April 22, more than six hundred (600) stakeholders in Pagadian City took part of the coastal and river cleanup activity that started at 6AM.

Assistant Secretary for Field Operations - Western Mindanao Jim O. Sampulna is guest of honor during the expanded execom meeting of DENR 9 in Mardale Hotel, Pagadian City last April 16, 2019.

PENR Officer Salahuddin A. Kaing giving his message during the Seminar/Workshop on Technical Writing, Information Design and Packaging of DENR Priority Programs and other activities.

DENR 9, together with various stakeholders, conducts river and coastal cleanups in various locations in Pagadian City last February 22, 2019.

Interface of Sec Roy A Cimatu with CENRO Pinan, Zamboanga del Norte personnel.

Secretary Roy A. Cimatu giving his message and updates on latest policies of the department to DENR region 9 personnel.

Visit of RED Sabdullah C. Abubakar to DENR 9 Field Office of Isabela City, Basilan Province and attendance to the 1st Protected Area Management Board (PAMB) Meeting for Basilan Natural and Biotic Area (BNBA) at the Provincial Capitol.

RED Sabdullah C. Abubacar attending the Protect Wildlife Implementation TWG Consultative Meeting with stakeholders and other DENR 9 officials at LM Metro Hotel, Zamboanga City.

In line with the celebration of the National ZERO WASTE Month and World Wetlands Day, the Regional Youth Desk Officer, Regional Public Affairs Office, CDD and the team from the EMB, MGB, PENRO Sibugay and CENRO Imelda conduct a Dalaw Turo Session in Diplahan NHS, Diplahan, ZSP.

The new DENR-9 Regional Executive Director Sabdullah C. Abubacar receiving the DENR Flag from Secretary Roy A. Cimatu during the turn-over Ceremony.

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