02 May 2009

Abucay, Bataan Launches First Community Recycling Center


Bataan Governor Enrique Garcia Jr. leads the inauguration last April 29 of the first materials recovery facility (MRF) in the municipality of Abucay located in Barangay Salian. Joiing the ceremonial ribbon cutting are (from left) Barangay Captain Thomas Baino Jr., Gov. Garcia, Manny Calonzo of the EcoWaste Coalition, Dr. Vivian Eustaquio of the Office of Sen. Pia Cayetano and Mercy Sumilang of the Sharing Hands for the Rehabilitation of the Environment, Inc. MRFs, also known as ecology centers, are meant to energize community-driven waste prevention, reduction, reuse, recycling and composting efforts to render pollutive open dumping a thing of the past. (Rey Palacio)


EcoWaste Coalition
Unit 329, Eagle Court Condominium, Matalino St.
Quezon City, Philippines
+63 2 441-1846
ecowastecoalition@yahoo.com

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