EMB R6 holds Online Haiku Writing Contest for Earth Day

In celebration of the year’s global Earth Day, the Environmental Management Bureau Region 6 through its Environmental Education and Information Unit held an Online Hiligaynon Haiku Writing Contest posted through EMB 6’s Official Facebook Page on April 12, 2021.   With the theme “Restore Our Earth” translated in Hiligaynon as “Pagpasag-uli sang Aton Kalibutan”, overwhelming continue reading : EMB R6 holds Online Haiku Writing Contest for Earth Day

EMB 6 supports Earth Day 2021 through Mangrove Planting

In celebration of Earth Day 2021, the Finance and Administrative Division (FAD) of the Environmental Management Bureau Region VI held a mangrove tree planting activity at the Katunggan Eco-Park in Leganes, Iloilo. For April 22, the FAD personnel, headed by Chief FAD Jeanette Corbal Sapilan, planted a total of 162 mangrove seedlings provided by the park. continue reading : EMB 6 supports Earth Day 2021 through Mangrove Planting

EMB R6 conducts activities for World Water Day in Antique

  The Environmental Management Bureau Region 6 conducted several activities on March 18-19, 2021 at Pandan, Antique in celebration of the World Water Day with the theme “Valuing Water”. A Trash to Treasure training, river profiling of Malumpati-Bugang River and training on pollution loading was held for the locals and barangay officials.   Present were continue reading : EMB R6 conducts activities for World Water Day in Antique

EMB R6 conducts Webinar on Management of MRFs

Iloilo City – The Environmental Management Bureau Region 6 through the Environmental Education and Information Unit (EEIU) in partnership of the Solid Waste Management Section, conducted a Webinar on Management of Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) to selected Municipal Environmental and Natural Resources Officers (MENRO) on February 22, 2021. Ms. Josephine J. Gallo of EMB 6 continue reading : EMB R6 conducts Webinar on Management of MRFs

EMB R6 holds Webinar on Healthcare and Special Wastes Management

The growing problem of improperly disposed medical and infectious wastes, as unrecognizable as it is and neglected by many in the current situation of a global pandemic, brought the attention of the Environmental Management Bureau Region 6 to heighten environmental education programs and activities. To strengthen information dissemination and remind establishments on proper handling of continue reading : EMB R6 holds Webinar on Healthcare and Special Wastes Management

EMB VI prompts closure of open dumpsites in Region VI

EMB 6 prompts closure of open dumpsites in Region VI In compliance with RA 9003 also known as the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000, several local government units voluntarily closed their open dumpsites. The Environmental Management Bureau Region VI, represented by Atty. Arjunn Marven Calvo, Chief of Legal Section and For. Vicente S. continue reading : EMB VI prompts closure of open dumpsites in Region VI

Green Initiatives for Youth Leaders on Zero Waste Month

In celebration of the National Zero Waste Month 2021 with the theme “Bouncing Back from the Pandemic to a Greener and Healthier Environment” and to celebrate the 20th Anniversary, the Environmental Management Bureau Region VI holds a Training on Green Initiatives for Youth Leaders on January 21-23, 2021 held at Smallville21 Hotel, Iloilo City. EMB continue reading : Green Initiatives for Youth Leaders on Zero Waste Month