QUEZON CITY, Metro Manila – Environmental Management Bureau – National Capital Region in collaboration with the University of Rizal System conducted a webinar on Combating Climate Change on Thursday, June 24, 2021, via Google Meet and was broadcasted live at URS FB Page.

Solid Waste Management Section Project Support Officer, Mr. Rembrandth Vermeer De Guzman discussed on RA 9003 and COVID-19 Related Healthcare Waste Management. In his presentation, he explained to the participants the importance of having proper waste management including waste segregation and limiting waste generation. He also discussed the new memorandum by the Department of Interior and Local Government on healthcare waste management.

Environmental Education and Information Unit OIC, Mr. Paul John Tigno explained to the participants the role of youth in combating climate change and the importance of proper waste management especially the adverse effects that it might cause if people do not take into action immediately, in his presentation on RA9003 Youth in Climate Action.

The online learning event was attended by students and professors of the university.