BAMBOO TO HELP BOOST CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION IN PHILIPPINES

MANILA – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is promoting bamboo-planting as a climate change mitigation strategy. Bamboo not only thrives in the country and is among the government’s priority reforestation species but this grass is also good in sequestering or absorbing carbon dioxide (CO2) which is among greenhouse gases (GHGs) driving climate continue reading : BAMBOO TO HELP BOOST CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION IN PHILIPPINES

RIBBON CUTTING AND OPENING OF THE TRASH TO CASHBACK “MY BASURERO ECO-COMMUNITY CENTER” PROGRAM BOOTH IN QUEZON CITY

EMB National Capital Region joins Ribbon cutting and opening of the trash to Cashback “My Basurero Eco-community Center” program booth in Quezon City. DENR National Capital Region in collaboration with BEST Technology, Inc. opened its first Trash to Cashback program booth at the National Ecology Center (NEC) in East Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City, Wednesday, September continue reading : RIBBON CUTTING AND OPENING OF THE TRASH TO CASHBACK “MY BASURERO ECO-COMMUNITY CENTER” PROGRAM BOOTH IN QUEZON CITY

EMB NCR JOINS CLEAN-UP DRIVE ACTIVITY IN CELEBRATION WITH ICC 2021

MANILA, Philippines – Environmental Management Bureau National Capital Region through its Ambient Water Unit and Solid Waste Management Section joined the clean-up drive activity while observing COVID-19 Minimum Health and Safety Protocols (MHSP) on Saturday, September 18, at Gloria Maris, Manila Bay Area in celebration with the International Coastal Clean-up with the theme “Understand and Beat continue reading : EMB NCR JOINS CLEAN-UP DRIVE ACTIVITY IN CELEBRATION WITH ICC 2021

EMB NCR CONDUCTS BOKASHI BALLS THROWING AT FIVE IDENTIFIED CREEKS FOR SEPTEMBER

METRO MANILA, Philippines – Environmental Management Bureau National Capital Region through its Ambient Water Unit and Solid Waste Management Section conducted Bokashi/Mabuhay Balls Throwing for the month of September at five identified creeks that are part of the Water Quality Management Areas namely: Lingunan Creek, Mariblo Creek, Diliman Creek, Anaran Creek, and Maytunas Creek on Wednesday, continue reading : EMB NCR CONDUCTS BOKASHI BALLS THROWING AT FIVE IDENTIFIED CREEKS FOR SEPTEMBER

EMB NCR JOINS MEETING AND INSPECTION AT REMEDIOS INTERCEPTOR AND SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANT

MANILA, Philippines – Environmental Management Bureau – National Capital Region joins the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in an on-site meeting and inspection with Secretary Roy A. Cimatu at Remedios wastewater interceptor and Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) in Baywalk Area, Manila on Friday, August 27. The said meeting and inspection are in line with continue reading : EMB NCR JOINS MEETING AND INSPECTION AT REMEDIOS INTERCEPTOR AND SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANT

NOT ALL MASKS ARE EQUAL

The popularity of protective breathing masks has grown steadily since the outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in 2002.1 But the use of a protective mask dates back nearly a century, to when a pandemic of influenza (1918-1920) killed up to 5% of the world’s population. Since that time, scientists have debated whether wearing continue reading : NOT ALL MASKS ARE EQUAL

Increasing Vaccination Rates Against SARS-CoV-2

With increasing vaccination rates against SARS-CoV-2 and ongoing decreases in COVID-19 cases and deaths worldwide, conversations have begun around what work will look like as many workplaces and schools anticipate re-opening during 2021. As organizations consider re-opening and employees return to workplaces, it’s time to revisit best practices for helping prevent COVID-19 spread and infection continue reading : Increasing Vaccination Rates Against SARS-CoV-2