City Kicks Off Environment Week

The City Government of La Carlota City kicked off the Environment Week celebration last June 20 with a forum held at the 3/F Social Hall, Main City Hall.
The “No to Single-Use Plastic” Forum was organized by Environment and Natural Resources Management Office (ENRMO), Sangguniang Kabataan and the SP Committee on Environment.

Speakers were Dr. Eriberto Madalag, DPA, Provincial Solid Waste Management Program Focal Person; SP member Josela Jomento, SK Federation President and Chairman of the SP Environment Committee; and Engr. Ryan Gelongo, City Solid Waste Management Focal Person.

Mayor Rex R. Jalando-on who directed the “No Plastic Sunday” and instrumental in the recent improvements of the landfill’s Material Recovery Facility revealed his plans to extend the “No Plastic Policy” on weekends and to enhance the capacity of the MRF to recycle.

Presently, La Carlota City produces 5-7 tons of garbage daily.

The ENRMO is headed by its Department Manager Noel Gamilla.

The Environment will run until June 26 culminating in a City-wide Household and Office Clean Up Drive.

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