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DENR National Capital Region conducts environmental lecture in St. Bridget School, Quezon City

September 6, 2018

 

The Regional Public Affairs Office (RPAO) of DENR National Capital Region, together with the Environmental Education and Information Unit (EEIU) of EMB National Capital Region visited St. Bridget School of Quezon City on 06 September 2018 to orient grade school students on environmental issues affecting Metro Manila.

Mr. Heracleo D. Lagrada, Jr. of RPAO discussed the State of the Environment of Metro Manila and conduct of the 33rd International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) – the world’s largest single-day volunteer effort to remove trash from local coastal areas and waterways. Ms. Salvacion A. Solis of EEIU on the other hand taught the students about the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000 (Republic Act 9003).

The learning event was organized by RPAO upon the invitation of school officials. It was participated by almost 200 elementary students – Grades 4, 5 and 6—and their teachers.