MARIVELES, Bataan – Determined to implement an efficient solid waste management system in this industrial town, officials here and NGOs held a three-day Eco Guardians seminar at the Oriental Hotel, this town.
Municipal Councilor Tito Catipon said the seminar was attended by municipal officials, department heads, and NGOs.
He said Mayor Concepcion, Vice Mayor Lito Rubia and other councilors joined the gab. The mayor said the people have to be truly educated on proper waste disposal. “We are trying our best to convince our local folks to segregate their garbage,” he said.
The municipal government spends huge amount annually for its garbage management.
Catipon said the Sangguniang Bayan headed by Rubia fully backs the mayor for the town’s efficient solid waste management system.
Mariveles is a thriving industrial territory being host to Freeport Area of Bataan.