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 Marine Pollution.”

In collaboration with Pasay City Environment and Natural Resources Offices (PCENRO), an estimated 6.5 tons of mixed wastes were collected on the said area within 4 hours of the clean-up drive activity.

International Coastal Cleanup is an annual event, celebrated every 3rd Saturday of September in worldwide. The event engages people