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On November 16, 2016, the EMB-NCR through its Enviromental Education and Information Unit, conducted a Learning Event on Creating Environmental Consciousness towards Sustainable Action for new targets schools for 2017 Search for the Most Sustainable and Eco-Friendly Schools. The event was participated by 59 schools both from elementary and high school within the National Capital Region.

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Topics discussed were about the Supreme Court Continuing Mandamus, Plastic and Polystyrene: Facts and Myths, Climate Change and RA 9512 otherwise known as the “National Environmental Awareness and Education Act of 2008”. Guest Resource Speakers are from EMB-NCR, namely, Mr. Jessie Capiendo and Ms. Nadine Valderama and from industry partners, Polystyrene Packaging Council of the Philippines (PPCP) represented by Ms. Daisy Coroza and Philippine Plastics Industry Association (PPIA), Mr. Emmanuel Pallarca. – ASU