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Manila boosts waste management with UNDP equipment

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In a significant move towards enhancing its waste management infrastructure, the City of Manila welcomed environmental equipment donated by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Tuesday, January 16. The handover ceremony, held at the City Materials Recovery Facility, saw Manila Mayor Honey Lacuna-Pangan and Department of Public Services Officer-in-Charge Kayle Nicole Amurao formally accepting the donation, including the Mobile Materials Recovery Facility.

UNDP Deputy Resident Representative Edwine Carrie presented the equipment, emphasizing the collaborative effort to improve the city's waste management system.

Accompanying the officials were UNDP Project Manager Anthony Dela Cruz, Chairman on Environmental Protection and Ecological Preservation Councilor Timothy Oliver Zarcal, Public Recreations Bureau OIC Roland Marino, and Brgy. 720 Chairman Enriqueta Platon.

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In addition to the Mobile Materials Recovery Facility with a trailer, the city received various Solid Waste Management (SWM) equipment. The equipment includes a plastic melter machine, multipurpose shredder, glass pulverizer, and SWM tools, aligning with Manila's commitment to becoming a more environmentally friendly city.

This initiative marks a pivotal step in the city's sustainability journey, aiming to enhance waste management practices for the benefit of its residents and the environment.

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