Massive cleanup drive ‘Limpyo Iloilo’ kicks off today

first_imgTherewill be a province-wide simultaneous clean-up at 4 p.m. after a 3 p.m. programfollowing the caravan. Joiningtoday’s kick off are 43 towns, national government agencies, the academe (public and private elementary, secondary and tertiary schools), and thebusiness sector. Through“Limpyo Iloilo” he wanted the province to have a “clean province identity.” ILOILO – The massive province-wide cleanup drive“Limpyo Iloilo” starts today with a 2 p.m. caravan from the provincial capitolto the national comprehensive high school in the municipality of Santa Barbara. Theactivity will emphasize solid waste management to reduce littering, throwingand illegal dumping of wastes along plazas, waterways and other public places. Other“Limpyo” partners come from nongovernment organizations, the religious sector,people’s organizations, youth organizations, and cooperatives.center_img PENRO urged participants to conduct a“waste audit” after every cleanup and submit a report. (With a report from Louine Hope Conserva, Capitol news/PN) “LimpyoIloilo aims to achieve a clean province for health, tourism and progress, andpromote the culture and character of cleanliness, and spirit of volunteerismamong Ilonggos,” said Defensor. “Letus make cleaning a daily habit,” said Gov. Arthur Defensor Jr. TheProvincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO) spearheads thiscampaign which will be done every third Saturday of each month in line with Provincial Ordinance No. 2018-184, Series of 2019 (“An ordinancerequiring all local government units in coastal areas of the province of Iloiloto conduct a community-based coastal clean-up activity once a month”).last_img

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