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Occidental Mindoro’s PAC officers, police attend seminar on solid waste management implementation

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Officers of Provincial Advisory Council of Occidental Mindoro and the Provincial Police Office and Municipal Police Stations underwent a seminar on solid waste management.

The said roll out seminar on R.A. 9003 or Solid Waste Management Act was initiated by Occidental Mindoro Vice Governor Peter Alfaro.

“Officers of the Provincial Advisory Council together with the Occidental Mindoro Provincial Police Office and Municipal Police Stations are conducting a Roll-out Seminar on the their roles in the Implementation of R.A. 9003 or Solid Waste Management Act,” the provincial government said

Alfaro told the members of the PAC and each organic member of the PNP in the province to “contribute in saving the environment.”

The Vice Governor said that they can contribute by “reducing the usage of single use plastic bags, re-use items instead of throwing them and recycle objects to lighten the burden of the sanitary landfills in the LGUs.”

“This is our little contribution to solving the garbage problem of our province” he added.

During the seminar, Mryna P. Ramos, Environment and Natural Resources of the Province discussed how to implement RA 9003.

Meanwhile Sarge Colambo, President of Green Philippines shared the best practices of groups and individuals to help preserve the environment.