A MRF (Material Recovery Facility) has been constructed in Barangay Sicat with financial support from RIMM (Rotary International Multinational Manila) in April 2018. The barangay MRF Fund has been established and it collects monthly dues (P1,000 – P2,000) from commercial establishment in barangay Sicat, Alfonso, Cavite. After several months, Alfonso municipal dumpsite was closed down and MENRO (Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Office) has dispatched dump trucks to Laguna dumpsite ever since. As a result, pick up from some barangays were less frequently prioritized and barangay Sicat MRF had accumulated a large volume of garbage inside. AWH vice president Casey Takayama talked with Engineer Malou Tibayan at Alfonso Municipality and … Continue reading
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On August 5, 2018 AWH was invited by our newly elected Barangay Captain Arnel Caisip along with Material Recovery Facility (MRF) Board members and other Barangay officials to attend the MRF meeting at the Sicat Barangay hall. Most establishments in our barangay have been paying their monthly MRF dues. The municipal dump truck has been picking up residual wastes at the MRF shed, which has been built with the donations by AWH and RIMM.
Many barangays (local communities/villages) do not comply with laws pertaining to separation/recycling of garbage and not polluting nearby waterways and groundwater with dumped garbage. AWH officials who are mostly members of Rotary Club of Multinational Manila (RIMM) therefore had met with local and City Health official in their community and had proposed a bi-weekly curb-side residual waste pickup brought to a roadside collection site designated by the community for monthly pick-up by the City’s dump truck. Project start-up, first year and creek clean-up financial assistance would be provided by RIMM in addition to the money collected from 12 commercial facilities including AWH. However, the project started on the wrong foot … Continue reading