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10:04 AM February 9, 2019

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10:05 AM February 9, 2019

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Kilo of Rice Exchange for Kilo of Plastic Waste in a Barangay in Cavite

A certain barangay in Cavite was providing a kilo of rice in exchange for a kilo of plastic encouraging the residents to properly dispose their waste.

Nowadays, improper waste disposal has been one of the major problems not only in the Philippines but also in different countries all around the world.

The improper waste disposal not only causes environmental pollution but also negatively affects the body’s health.

Plastic Waste

Recently, Barangay Tartaria in Silang, Cavite is now implementing a project giving a kilogram of rice to the residents in exchange for a kilogram of plastic.

The Facebook page “Barangay Tartaria” has uploaded the photos of residents bringing plastic containers bottles containing plastic wastes.

Plastic Waste

Brgy. Sec. Karlo Manalo Alvarez said that the project has been already announced October last year and started it this week aiming to prevent improper garbage in the village.

Plastic Waste

“Ang purpose po nito ay para hindi nagkalat ang basura lalo na po ang plastic. Alam naman po natin na ito ay bumabara sa daanan ng tubig” Alvarez said.

Here is the full post:

“pagpalit na po ninyo ng Bigas ang mga naipong plastic na nakalagay sa wilkins plastic bottle . ISANG KILONG PLASTIC ISANG KILONG BIGAS ( Magdala po lamang ng lalagyan ng bigas ! Maraming Salamat Po.”

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