Palawan gov’t to announce winners of best LGU solid waste management practices next month


The winners of Palawan’s Search for Best Local Government Unit Solid Waste Management will be announced next month.

The search committee composed of Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PG-ENRO), Palawan Council for Sustainable Development (PCSD), Department of Interior and Local Governtment (DILG)-Palawan, Provincial Health Office (PHO), and Provincial Information Office (PIO) has already deliberated recently.

Willy Ortega, representative of the PG-ENRO, said that there are two categories, the first one is composed of 1st, 2nd, at 3rd Class municipalities and the second is composed of towns of Magsaysay, Agutaya, Aracelli, Kalayaan, among others.

Winners in both categories will get P450,000 and plaque of recognition.

“Ang Search for Best LGU SWM Practices ay naisagawa dahil sa isang memorandum na inilabas ng tanggapan ni Gov. Jose Ch. Alvarez sa pagbubukas ng taong 2017,” the provincial government said.

“Layon ng direktiba na mabigyan ng pagkilala ang mga lokal na pamahalaang sumusunod sa batas ng solid waste management,” it added.