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World Environment Day 2018: Beat Plastic Pollution

The theme for 2018 is "Beat Plastic Pollution which aimed that people may strive to change their everyday lives to reduce the heavy burden of plastic pollution. People should be free from the over-reliance on single-use or disposables, as they have severe environmental consequences. We should liberate our natural places, our wildlife - and our own health from plastics.

The DENR laid down six very important events for the celebration of “Environment Month”. It include celebration of the Philippine Environment Month, the Philippine Eagle Week (June 4-10), the World Environment Day (June 5), the World Ocean’s Day (June 8), the DENR founding anniversary (June 10), the Philippine Arbor Day (June 25) and the DENR Caraga Sportsfest 2018 (June 26-29).

On June 5, PENRO Agusan del Sur conducted a planting of trees and clean-up around the vicinity of PaSU-AMWS Office at Mambalili, Bunawan, Agusan del Sur. A total of 100 seedlings of were planted. Clean-up and picking of plastic garbages along the road and river side of Sumilao river was also conducted.

 

On June 11, celebration of the 31st DENR anniversary was also conducted at DENR Regional Office. Booth contest, parlor games, singing contest and awarding of Environmental partners was facilitated. PENRO's booth ranks 3rd among the nine (9) entries for both contest,

 

By Master en comunicación