QUEZON CITY, Philippines – Environmental Management Bureau National Capital Region conducted webinar on #EMBNCR_BuildingBackBetter2021: Think Green for Global Recovery on Friday, September 24, via Zoom Meeting App in celebration with World Environmental Health Day, International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, National Cleanup Month, and International Coastal Clean-up with the theme “Understand and Beat Marine Pollution.”

Regional Director Atty. Michael Drake P. Matias represented by Finance and Administrative Division Chief, Engr. Florence V. Velasquez delivered the opening remarks and focused on addressing the environmental degradation happening in our country particularly the effects of improper solid waste disposal on the health of the people and the environment.

Speakers of the said webinar are Climate Change and Technical Support Division of DENR, Senior Environmental Management Specialist Ms. Liz Silva, EnP. who discussed on “Building Healthier Environment and Communities Amidst the Pandemic;” and Philippine Ozone Desk Public Awareness Officer Mr. Joylan Nephi A. Babia who explained “Understanding and Mitigating the Emerging Problems of Ozone Layer.”

The online event was attended by various individuals from different groups, local government units, and organizations nationwide.