One of the most environmental
problems that people are facing
now is the proper management of
our wastes. Wastes are
everywhere and these impose
health related problems if not
manage in right way.
Government primarily is concern with
this problem. That is why, they create
laws to complement with this matter.
Moreover, local officials from Brgy.
Inocencio, Trece Martires, Cavite is
supporting it by implementing a pilot
project on solid waste management in
their area. The question is, will the
residents of Brgy. Inocencio willing to
support the project?
one of the thirteen barangay in Trece
Martires City, Cavite.
has been named in honor of Maximo
Total area= 243 hectares
Luciano on the North
Alulod Indang, Cavite on the
Conchu on the East
Aguado on the West
Has a total population of 28,299.
(census by the Barangay Nutrition Scholar,
Land use- Agri-business
Terrain Characteristics- rolling terrain
Type of soil:
90% clay loam
The general objective of the
study is to determine the
environmental attitudes of the
residents of Brgy. Inocencio
regarding the pilot project of their
barangay about solid waste.
Specifically, this study aims:
to identify the project of Brgy.
Inocencio about solid waste;
to identify each process of the
to identify the respondents’
attitudes towards the project.
Importance of the Study
The information generated
from this study will determine
the attitudes of the residents
regarding the project.
This case study will help the
residents of Brgy Inocencio
become more aware with the
project of the barangay.
Moreover, the people will support
for the success of the project if
they really aware of the project.
Scope and Limitation
The study focuses mainly on
the environmental attitudes of the
residents of Brgy. Inocencio
regarding the pilot project about
solid waste management.
Time and Place of the Study
The study was conducted in five
subdivisions of Brgy. Inocencio
namely, Sampaguita Village, Regina
Ville, Southville 2, St. Joseph Homes
and Tradition Homes including the
Inocencio Proper from the first week
to the third week of October 2010.
The materials used in the
conduct of the study were the
Barangay profile documents
Digital camera for documentation
Collections of data regarding
the project by interviewing the
Preparation for the survey
A questionnaire was designed
to primary gather the residents’
response towards the solid waste
An interview was conducted to
determine the following:
○ Educational attainment
Residents’ response by
answering the following question:
Do you know the project of your
barangay about solid waste?
Are you willing to support it?
What will you do to support the project?
Integration of the gathered data.
The questionnaires were then
Before coming up with an
ordinance in relation to RA 9003,
the following activities were made
Program launching of Clean
and Green Project in Brgy.
Where: Bagong Pook Elem.
When: May 8, 2008
○ Mrs. Nenita Casaba
Kapitan Teodoro “During”
Mayor Jun Sagun
○Senior Citizen Organizations
○HOA of different subdivisions
Activity: Tree planting
○Where: Southville 2, Phase I
○Participants: more or less 80
○What: 200 mahogany
Followed up by Brgy. Linis on
May 11- Oct. 23, 2008
Who: Barangay Officials
When: Every Sunday
Where: all Subdivisions
Seminar on Solid Waste with
Prof. Noel A. Sedigo
When: June 21, 2008
Where: Regina Ville 2000
Participants: HOA officials,
Regina Ville 2000 residents
Special Guest: Councilor Alex
Lubigan (City Councilor)
School visitations for Information
○Bagong Pook Elementary
○Southville Elementary School
After school visitation, the barangay
decided to visit subdivisions by blocks.
The first subdivision visited was
They already visited five blocks.
Other subdivisions will be visited after
the barangay election last October 25,
Search for Ambassador of
Good Will to Cleanliness
Initiator: Mrs. Nenita Casaba
Where: Regina Ville 2000,
When: Nov. 22, 2008
Guest: Prof. Noel A. Sedigo
Board of Judges:
Ms. Jazel Lomboy (SK Councilor)
Mr. Richard Dein Altarez (Senior
Student, CVSU, EnSci)
Ms. Diana Bawag (Senior Student,
Participants: one representative
from all the schools in Brgy.
God is Good Learning Center
Blessed Family Academy
John Merced Academy
Noelles Angels Academy
St. Thomas Becket Academy
Southville Elementary School
Bagong Pook Elementary
○First Place: Paricipants from
Place: Participants from
Blessed Family Academy
Place: Participants from
Southville Elemenary School
Search for the Cleanest and
Greenest subdivision of Brgy.
It was a fund raising program
It was held on Sept. 3, 2009.
Initiated by barangay officials
Judges were the following:
○Mr. Robert Fairman (Head,
Provincial Tourism Office)
○Mr. Ronaldo Molina (Vice
President, HOA (ReginaVille
Buying of rubber and steel trash
Rubber Trash Container
○Purchased last May 2008 using SK
fund together with the launched of
Clean and Green Project in May
○Put along the highway.
Steel Trash Container
○7,000 each, a total of 28,000.
○Sangguniang Kabataan Fund
Hiring of Eco-aide
Hired by the barangay officials last
Has a honorarium of Php 2,000 a
month from barangay fund.
A total of 8 eco aides.
○Mr. Rico S. Ilagan
○Mr. Marlon Roguel
○Mr. Pedro Ablan
○Mr. Herman Alano
○Mr. Mark Joseph Crudo
○Mr. Victor Garcia
○Mr. Wilfredo Escalante
○Mr. Ronnie Escubido
Seminar of Barangay officials about Solid
Title: Lakbay Aral cum Seminar
When: March 11-25 2010
Where: City Hall (Session Hall) of
Cavite, Laguna, Marikina, Carmona,
Initiator: Mayor Jun Sagun
Participants: All the officials of different
barangays of Trece Martires City.
Purchase of Garbage truck
When: June 1, 2010
Amount: Php 520,000
Before, city garbage truck collect
the garbage in the whole Trece.
Now, Inocencio has its own
June 25, 2010- Another seminar was
What: Solid Waste Management
Venue: Session Hall of City Hall, Trece
Martires City, Cavite
Time: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
○ Prof. Noel A. Sedigo
○ Mr. Richard Dein Altarez (Environment
Management Specialist, Carmona,
○ Representative of HOA
Pres. Edgar Yamson (St. Joseph
○ Representative of Religious Organization
Regina Ville 2000 Pastoral Community
○ Representative of Health
○ ECO Aides
○ Brgy. Officials
○ Brgy. Tanod
Creation of Barangay Solid Waste
Management Board (BSWMB)
When: Aug. 18, 2010
Creation of Task Force Kalikasan
Also known as Bantay Kalikasan
It was created last August 23, 2010.
They are partners of the BSWMB to
implement and disseminate information
about the Solid Waste Program.
They have designated area to teach
people how to segregate wastes
They have a honorarium of Php
100 per day.
Members of Task Force Kalikasan
are the following:
○ Mrs. Evelyn Pamimdim
○ Mrs. Josephine Carillo
○ Mrs. Mary Grace Puzon
○ Mrs. Mila Segundo
○ Mrs. Divina Dela Rosa
The pilot project on Solid
Waste Program in Brgy.
Inocencio will take effect for ten
years after the issuance of the
ordinance. It was started last
October 3, 2010 through
information dissemination about
1.Information Campaign on
Solid Waste Management.
seminars including schools on
household waste segregation,
composition, recycling etc
waste management on
Inocencio territory inc.
Table 1. Solid Waste Management Plan of 2010
2. Provision of trash
on of waste) at
1. Establishment of
system of buying and
selling of recyclable
2. Promotion of
from waste materials.
1. Conduct Operation
Figure 2. Flow chart of fund resources of a barangay
Revenues (lots, houses,
City Hall (City
The pilot project of Brgy. Inocencio needs
financial support in order to materialize. A budget
of P 800,000 is allotted for the project for ten
years. The budget will come from the barangay
fund through IRA (Internal Revenue Allocation).
This money is subdivided into the following
1 Garbage Truck Php 520, 000
Seminars and Trainings Php15, 000
Kit Php 1, 500
Information Dissemination Php 3,000
Meals every meeting
(for 7 meetings) Php 7,000
Gasoline Php 19,500
Others Php 234,000
Total Php 800,000
The remaining fund will be
Additional trash fund
Information allocation campaign (e.g.
The budget allotted was not
enough to support the project for
1. It was started when barangay hall sell NFA
rice. Whoever buy rice needs to carry their
own container (plastic is not allowed) like
2. Information dissemination of do’s and
don'ts of using plastics.
In five subdivisions in Brgy.
Inocencio, namely, Regina Ville,
Tradition Homes, Sampaguita (Asiatic
and Ayala), St. Joseph Homes and
Southville 2, ten randomly selected
residents in each subdivisions were
interviewed to determine their
environmental attitudes about the
project on solid waste management.
The attitudes of the residents
were also determined through
their age structure, gender and
Table 2. The response of the residents in Brgy. Inocencio
about the project
Table 2. Response of the residents about the project
in terms of willingness
Will support 47 94
Will not support 3 6
Table 3. Attitudes of the residents based on age
13 - 20 6 12 6 100 0 0
21 - 30 16 32 16 100 0 0
Adult 31 - 59 21 42 19 90 2 10
7 14 4 57 3 43
Male 17 34 14 82 3 18
Female 33 66 31 94 2 6
Table 4. Attitudes of the residents based on gender
Table 5. Attitudes of the residents based on
15 30 15 100 0 0
12 24 12 100 0 0
19 38 16 84 3 16
1 2 1 100 0 0
education 3 6 2 67 1 33
RESIDENTS’ ANSWERS FREQUENCY PERCENTAGE
magandang layunin ng
2. Ilagay ang basura
3. Magsiga para
5. Segregation 18 36
Table 6. Residents’ answer in the question “How will you support
7. Paglilinis ng
9. No answer 4 8
TOTAL 50 100
Though they were informed and
willing to support the project, they still
do not know the practical and
appropriate actions they can do.
Seems like not everyone truly
understands the project and just
answered they were informed and they
are willing to support.
According to the survey result, almost all
people in Brgy. Inocencio were aware of
the project. A few number of individuals
were not informed.
Majority of the respondents were willing
to support the project.
However, majority were not able to answer
appropriately the question, “How will you
support the project?” It only means that the
respondents were not knowledgeable
Overall, their attitude towards the
environment was good. Though they do not
know what will they do based on the third
question, they are still willing to support the
The data gathered must be subjected to
statistical analysis to obtain a more precise
Also, the barangay needs to have Gantt
chart in every year to monitor if the plan of
activities are properly followed and if any
revisions must be done.
It must also show the yearly allotted money
for the project in order to know if there are
needs to have government subsidies.
The barangay officials and the BSWMB
should continue to disseminate
information about the pilot project and
make sure that all the residents will truly
They also have to make sure that the
residents will comply with this pilot
project by strictly following the
Figure 1. Officials of Barangay Solid Waste Management Board
Figure 2. Information Dissemination of Solid Waste Project in Southville2 Phase 1
Figure 3. Information Dissemination of Solid Waste Program by the Barangay
Captain, Theodoro Atas.