Over 23,000 kilos of trash collected from 10 rivers in Central Visayas
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A total of 23,057.55 kilos or 1,439.25 sacks of trash were gathered from the second round of the simultaneous river clean-up in Central Visayas last March 22 from the 10 rivers in the region. Department of Environment and Natural Resources Region 7 (DENR 7) Executive Director Gilbert Gonzales said there were about 8,164 volunteers from 242 partners that joined the clean-up. Gonzales said the MOA/MOP was part of the Rivers for Life Program that employ concerted actions to encourage all stakeholders to support the cleaning of rivers and waterways.
Newman, M. B. (2019, March 27). Over 23,000 kilos of trash collected from 10 rivers in Central Visayas. Manila Bulletin, p. 5.
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