The Joint Executive Committee of the DENR-NCR headed by Director Lourdes Wagan and EMB-NCR headed by Director Vizminda Osorio and selected members conducted a site visit at the Quezon City Sanitary Landfill Facility in Bgy. Payatas, Quezon City last 31 January 2017. An AVP was presented by the QC-Payatas Operations Group (POG) lead by Col. Jameel Jaymalin about the efforts made by the city in converting the facility from an open dumpsite to a controlled-dump facility and now, an engineered sanitary land fill. Discussions centered towards the development of the QC SLF to an ecotourism site as part of the Sustainable Integrated Area Development (SIAD) thrust of DENR Secretary Regina Lopez.  SAS