LEGAZPI CITY – Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. V (MGB RO-V) formulated the Office’s Solid Waste Management Program and was launched through Office memorandum dated October 02, 2018.

On October 03, 2018, the Solid Waste Management Team of MGB RO-V presented the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. V Solid Waste Management Program (MGBSWMP) as part of the Information, Education and Communication (IEC) Campaign.  The MGBSWMP aims waste reduction and hopefully achieve zero waste generation. Plans and programs on the proper waste management was discussed as well as prohibited acts that shall be implemented by the Office.

The MGBSWMP is in accordance with the provision stated in Republic Act No. 9003 or the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000. The program is expected to achieve its primary objective on waste reduction and contributes to the country’s climate change adaptation program.

Presentation of MGBSWMP by Byron Mitchell R. Suratos, Team Leader of the Solid Waste management Team.