Presidential Communications Operations Office



  PIA Bldg, Visayas Ave, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines
  Monday, 23 September 2019 News Before 1 Feb 2012. Click for Latest
Web PIA  
 
home
 
about
 
fotos
 
info
 
links
 
ncrr01carr02r03calmimr05r06r07r08r09r10r11r12r13
Region CAR Submenu
Latest News
News Headlines
Foto Releases
One Luzon
120129-car-logo

Best Logo. Aeronne Paul Coronel of Benguet State University, with his winning design for the 'Save Balili River, Count Me In! Logo design contest of the Balili River System Revitalization Coalition (BRSRC) during the awarding program cum Kapihan media forum at the Benguet State University, Thursday. The handing of cash prize and certificate of recognition were La Trinidad Mayor Greg Abalos and Raffy Tallocoy of the Baguio CityMayor's Office. (Photo By Lito Dar/PIA-CAR)
Cordillera Administrative Region

PIA Press Release
Friday, January 13, 2012

Kiangan schools implement solid waste management plans

by Dan B. Codamon

KIANGAN, Ifugao, Jan. 13(PIA)-- The four schools here who attended the School-Based Orientation and Workshop on Solid Waste Management given by the Municipal Solid Waste Management Program Council (MSWMPC) began implementing their action plans for 2012.

MSWMPC Coordinator Patrick Polpog reported that the involved schools namely Kiangan Central School (KCS), Kiangan National High School (KNHS), Saint Joseph High School (SJHS) and Ifugao Academy (IA), are now doing the activities they scheduled for the month of January.

He said that KCS through its Principal Geraldine Gawe had already called a forum with the pupils and teachers to explain what is solid waste management and its importance to present day situation like its impact to climate change.

The KNHS Student Body Officers also called a meeting with the faculty members and students to inform them of their proposed solid waste management project for the school while the SJHS student leaders held a training workshop on solid waste management for the different officers of each school year level.

IA, on the other hand, through the students who participated in the SWMP orientation re-echoed to their fellow students and teachers what they learned on solid waste management.

These activities are just part of the different activities and strategies that these schools will do for the whole year in their respective institution to help accomplish the objectives of the MSWMP in the whole community.

Polpog said that the youth and schools are being tapped because they are the hope of the fatherland and to give substance to this expectation they must be trained and equipped with the right knowledge, skills and attitude in handling issues and concerns about solid waste management.

Since solid waste management is one of Kiangan’s prevailing concerns, the students and the youth must fully understand the issue by giving them a detailed orientation and hands on experience about the scientific, technical and practical know-hows of solid waste management which they can use as a way of life, he further said.

Polpog added that he will continue to monitor the activities of the schools in the coming months based on their work plans so that they will be able to accomplish them and have a rich and worthwhile experience to inspire others.(JDP/DBC-PIA CAR,Ifugao)

 
Latest Stories
  • LGU issues guidelines on use of municipal filling station (CAR)
  • Kalinga nutrition congress moves to reduce malnutrition (CAR)
  • NCIP joins 4Ps planning workshop in Baguio city (CAR)
  • Kalinga holds 1st Health Forum (CAR)
  • Kaelco proposes 24-hout power service (CAR)
  • 30 micro-firm owners take management & shop floor seminar (CAR)
  • Competitive exams for fisheries scholarship program on March 17 (CAR)
  • DepEd USec inspects school projects in Ifugao (CAR)
  • Tanudan migrant workers group to hold medical mission in home town (CAR)
  • Ifugao town organizes committee on anti-trafficking, VAWC (CAR)
  • NCCA sustains SLTs in preserving Benguet's cultural heritage (CAR)
  • DPWH assures better road in time for Panagbenga (CAR)
  • Baguio city mayor reiterates call for waste segregation, commits to obey SC order on use of Irisan dumpsite (CAR)
  • “Lames Festival” brought more fun, as La Paz celebrates town fiesta (CAR)
  • CSC- Abra encourages more nominations for awards program (CAR)

    Philippine Official Gazette | Office of the President | Presidential Communications Operations Office
    For comments and feedback, please email PIA Newsdesk
    Copyright © 2005 Philippine Information Agency
    PIA Building, Visayas Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City 1101 Philippines