DENR exec cited for efficient solid waste management strategies photo Santiago Celario
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DENR exec cited for efficient solid waste management strategies

Nov 25, 2021, 7:09 AM
Santiago Celario

Santiago Celario

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DENR Undersecretary Benny Antiporda was cited by Coalition of Solid Waste Management Providers for his reforms and intiatives in addressing the country’s solid waste problems.

IMPRESSED by his innovative reforms Environment and Natural Resources Undersecretary Benny Antiporda was recently cited by a waste management stakeholders group.

Antiporda was given a Certificate of Recognition by the Coalition of Solid Waste Management Providers (CSWMP) for organizing the private group and encouraging them to work with the government in implementing effective ecological solid waste strategies in the entire country.

Antiporda Undersecretary for Solid Waste Management and Local Government Units Concerns has thanked the group for the award.

He also hailed them for responding to the government’s call in addressing the solid waste problem.

As an Alternate Chair of the National Solid Waste Management Commission, Antiporda has been instrumental in pulling together the sanitary landfill (SLF) operators and encouraging them to form a coalition “so that they can strengthen their partnership to effectively address the country’s solid waste concerns.

It was the first time the DENR has been able to bring together all SLF operators and motivate them to go beyond their business interests and assist the government in solving the waste problems of the country.

Antiporda has also spearheaded the clean up of Manila Bay and revive it as one of the top tourist attractions in Metro Manila.

Tags: #DepartmentOfEnvironmentandNaturalResources, #solidwastemanagement, #CoalitionOfSolidWasteManagementProviders


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