EMB Region 02 headed by Regional Director Nelson P. Honrado conducts lecture cum cleaning of unclean sites along WQMA – CDD (Calao-Delinquente-Diadi) River System in Santiago City on April 22, 2022 in support to the implementation of solid waste management and water quality management programs and inobservance of Month of the Planet Earth and International Earth Day with the theme: “Invest In Our Planet”. 

The lecture was concluded after the simultaneous clean-up at 1) Calao Bridge, 2) Buenavista-San Andres Bridge and 3) Old Calao Bridge.  The activity was conducted in partnership with the Local Government of Santiago City through the Office of the City ENRO and in collaboration with CENR Office San Isidro, Isabela.

The activity aims to promote and strengthen sustainable environmental programs and the implementation of Republic Act 9003 and Republic Act 9275. It is designed for the Punong Barangays and the Committee Chairperson on Environment of the BLGUs and barangay residents. 

In compliance with safety protocols, participants were provided with facemasks and gloves prior to clean-up as precautionary measures.