MIAGAO, Iloilo – In his determination to address concerns on Environment, Mayor Macario N. Napulan, MD called on all local government commissioned eco-aides to take part in his programs on Environment.

In his message, Mayor Napulan encouraged them to collect low density plastics (LDP) to augment to their daily income. This initiative is part of the Program Basura Mo, Pagkaon Mo. Moreover, they were tapped in the campaign on Clean-up Drive Kontra Dengue and Tree Growing during Saturdays.

“Some five kilograms of LDP will be converted into one kilogram of rice and two cans of noodles which will be given to you in exchange of your collection.  On top of addressing the concerns on environment, these Programs will also serve as livelihood initiatives to all of you,” said Mayor Napulan in a meeting called by the GSO.

During the meeting, GSO Head Ms. T. Arlene Nufuar gave orientation and updates on the policies and guidelines and the new schedule of garbage collection to members of the eco aides of the barangays in the poblacion area of the Municipality. (New schedule of collection is herewith attached)

These eco-aides are being paid for their services rendered during garbage collection and other services directed by the GSO and the Mayor. (ABMande)