MIAGAO, Iloilo – The Municipality of Miagao hopes to be recognized on its effort on ecological solid waste management that it warmly embraces the challenge of the evaluation and verification process of the 2019 Search for Outstanding LGU’s on Ecological and Sustainable Solid Waste Management System (E+3S) Year 3.

“(With the most number of barangays) Solid waste management is a huge challenge for the Municipality but we have controlled our waste.  Education is the hardest part, but we are getting there,” said Mayor Macario N. Napulan, MD in her welcome speech before members of the Validation Team Wednesday morning.

The entry of Miagao highlighted eight performance areas particularly on Environmental Organization, Education, Enforcement, Engineering and Economic Sustainability, Pollution Control, Health and Sanitation and Greening Programs.

The Search is an annual initiative of the Province of Iloilo to recognize and assess the effectiveness of the LGUs effort on ESWM and greening programs, increase community awareness and encourage other stakeholders to actively involved on environmental issues and concerns and establish and increase behavioral change among communities.

The best performing LGUs will be awarded with cash prizes and plaque as sort of incentives to their effort on ESWM. (ABMande/Information Office)