Climate ChangeMeans..... Less harvest, Less catch fish, Less food on the table. More droughts and floods, More typhoons and landslides, More diseases, More properties destroyed,
A Flash flood struck Ormoc City (Leyte) on November 5, 1991 Landslides in Guinsaugon, Leyte, Philippine -killing approximately 8000 people. -more than 200 people died including children Philippine army soldiers dig in continued search and rescue efforts.
Typhoon Sendong Devastation December 17, 2012 -killing approximately 2000 people. Negros Oriental Cagayan de Oro City Iligan City
Human activitiesare causing accelerated climate change
Concentrations ofgreenhouse gases inthe atmosphere on the rise
The changes are happening at a ratefaster than ever…
R.A. 9003, ECO-WASTE MANAGEMENT LAW Principally, RA 9003 mandates the segregation of wastes at source collection and transfer and prioritizes the wide dissemination and adoption of measures for waste reduction, resource recovery, recycling, and re-use. Its salient features include: 1. Phasing out of open dumping in favor of sanitary landfills and banning of open burning of solid wastes. Non-segregation of wastes is made illegal. 2. Phasing out of non-recyclable consumer packaging materials and non-biodegradable packaging materials such as plastic bag, styrofoam, and aluminum foil. 3. Mandates the establishment of recycling centers at every barangay nationwide. 4. Calls for the integration of solid waste management concerns in the school curriculum starting in the elementary level. 5. Requires the preparation of 10-year solid waste management plans by all local government units. http://www.emb.gov.ph/ecowaste/
1. BIN (Barangay Intelligence Network) 122. SWMT Enforcer 20 TOTAL 216 TOTAL VIOLATORS APPREHENDED 171 TOTAL PAYMENT MADE TO THE TREASURER’S OFFICE 51,ooo pesos
Responsibilities of Barangays Identify markets for materials that are diverted from disposal facilities through re-use, recycling, and composting, and other environment-friendly methods Enact ordinances that will ensure that sound waste management practices are established and sustained in the community and aid in the implementation and enforce the provisions of RA 9003 such as establishment of Local Solid Waste Management Fund (Local Fund) Strictly impose sanctions for the violation of environmental rules and ordinances Impose Fees, through SWM Boards, for collection and segregation of biodegradable, compostable and reusable wastes from households, commerce, other sources of domestic wastes and for the use of barangay MRF’s. Create a Barangay Solid Waste Management Committee Set up a Materials Recovery Facility Collect only biodegradable, recyclable, compostable and reusable wastes.
If our current generation of leaders do not respond to the problem, future leaders would find it very very agonizing and it would be close to impossible for them to confront the solid waste problem.
We did not inherit the Earthfrom our ancestors… weborrowed it from our childrenand our children’s children.- Native American Philosophy
“A PROBLEM CANNOT BE SOLVED WITH THE SAME MINDSET THATCREATED THE PROBLEM IN THE FIRST PLACE.” - ALBERT EINSTEIN
When trying to convince people to go green and live green, it is important to tell a story.
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