Monday, June 29, 2009

3rd Ecological Solid Waste Management Seminar Workshop

The 3rd Ecological Solid Waste Management Technical Workshop / Seminar was held at the Marju Krisel Function Hall on June 23, 2009.

Around 70 barangays officials and community stakeholders were on hand for the activity. Vice Mayor Ronald Aquino, in his capacity as Chair of the City Solid Waste Management Board delivered the welcome address. Mayor Mel Sarmiento was also on hand to deliver a message.

Discussed in the workshop were the following:

  • 3rd Year Activities of the Project (by Mr. Takashi Goto. JICA SWM expert)
  • City Solid Waste Management Plan (by Engr. Danilo Mado, Ass't CSWM Officer)
  • Operation / Maintenance of the Pilot Material Recovery Facility (by Mr. Ishmael Susmena, CSWMO TEAM Division Head)
  • IEC Camaigns for 2009 (by Ms. Anabelle Yangzon, DepEd Rep for Environmental Education)
  • Financial Evaluation / Waste Charge (by Councilor Julius Mancol, Chair of SP Committee on Finance)
  • Operation / Maintenance of Sanitary Landfill / Videop Lecture (by JICA experts)

The JICA experts on hand for the workshop. (l-r) Mr. Kenji Takayanagi (Environmental Education), Mr. Kiminari Tachiyama (Financial Analysis), Mr. Sampei Nakanishi (Waste Diversion) and Mr. Masaharu Takasugi (Final Disposal)

Mayor Mel Sarmiento with Takashi Goto (JICA Project Team Leader) and Samar PENRO George Guillermo. Standing is CSWMO Reynaldo Gonzaga.

Vice Mayor Ronald Aquino delivering his welcome speech.

Mr. Takashi Goto

Mayor Mel Sarmiento as he delivered his message.

Mayor Mel Sarmiento with Ms. Anabelle Yangzon.

Councilor Julius Mancol

DILG Calbayog City Director Valente Bajet.

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