BALANGA CITY, Bataan – City Mayor Francis Garcia and Vice Mayor Vianca Venzon-Gozon led the inauguration of the Balanga Eco Park in Barangay Munting Batangas.
Located at the city’s Materials Recovery and Composting Facility, the park will showcase the initiatives of the city government in addressing the problem of waste disposal and segregation.
“We are serious to implement our waste management program”, the mayor said.
For her part, the vice mayor messaged, “Let us not forget to take care of our environment”.
In the same event, outstanding barangay street sweepers were given certificates of recognition recently.
Rev. Fr. Jefferson Paule officiated the blessing of the park. Councilor Benjie Merino, barangay captains, environment office officers, and representatives of various farmer groups joined the inauguration.
The city government re-launched last year’s ecological waste management program intensifying the campaign among residents.
Some of the waste management activities of the city are Balik Basket and Bayong Program, Gamit Pang-Eskwela Mula sa Basura, Plastic Palit Bigas, Junkshop ng Bayan, No Segregation No Collection, and Operation Linis Ilog and Linis Barangay, among others.