8 months Tons of garbage collected in ‘Battle for Rivers and Esteros’ MB
By Ellalyn De Vera-Ruiz Around 37,000 kilograms of garbage were collected in the simultaneous cleanup of Manila Bay tributaries on Sunday. DENR Sec. Roy Cimatu, MMDA chairman Danilo Lim, and DILG Sec. Eduardo Año lead the massive simultaneous clean up at the Estero de Tripa de Galina in Pasay City and Estero de Magdalena in Tondo, Manila in an effort to clean the waterways from garbage that eventually lead to the Manila Bay. The clean-up drive is supported by the DENR, DILG and Bureau of Fire along with local barangay officials. (ALI VICOY / MANILA BULLETIN) According to Department of ... more