Apalit improves solid waste management scheme
According to Mayor Peter Nucom, he already directed the municipal planning and development coordinator to expedite the formulation of the 10-year solid waste management plan which will serve as the blueprint in organizing household trash in the t ow n.
He said that the local government is already reviewing the schemes of other municipalities which are adaptable to their community.
"Isa sa mga tinitignan namin ay yung plano ng bayan ng Lubao dahil sila yung environmental awardee ng Kapitolyo nitong nakaraang Pampanga Day," he said.
He added that they have already oriented residents, including those living in riversides of the proper way of segregating and disposing their trash.
"As of now, lahat ng barangays namin may working na MRF (materials recovery facility) kung saan pwede nilang i-sort muna yung basura bago dalhin sa municipal MRF namin sa San Vicente," he explained.
Nucom said that the local government already signed a memorandum of agreement with the Metro Clark Waste Management Corporation which will pickup and dispose their waste.
He added that they have already requested the management to augment another container trailer which will act as a reserve when the other is up for disposal.
"Lahat ng measures na pwede at adaptable ay ginagawa natin dahil ang solid waste ay isa din sa focus ng ating Governor Lilia Pineda," Nucom sai d.