In celebration of Zero Waste Month with the theme “Bouncing Back from the Pandemic to a Greener and Healthier Environment”, EMB Region 2 conducted a free webinar on Solid Waste Management, and Hazardous and Healthcare Waste Management relative to the intensified campaign to strictly implement Republic Act 9003 and Republic Act 6969 (Toxic Substances and Hazardous and Nuclear Waste Control Act of 1990) and new guidelines on handling, storage, transportation and disposal of generated solid wastes, hazardous and healthcare wastes.

Said event is also in consonance with the 20th anniversary of the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000 participated by representatives of local government units, and Pollution Control Officers via Microsoft Teams on 29 January 2021.