LGU-Baliwag sweeps recognition on PLLENRO’s 9th National Convention

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LGU-Baliwag has done it again!

The Municipality of Baliwag through the Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Office (MENRO) has been recognized again for sharing their municipality’s best practices and its exceptional contribution in promoting environmental management and preservation as part of the PLLENRO’s (Philippine League of Local Environment and Natural Resources Officers, Inc.) 9th National Convention. It was held on April 14, 2018 at Davao City with the theme, “Preparing Communities on Good Local Environmental Governance”.

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One of the highlights of the PLLENRO’s 9th National Convention was the announcement of municipality’s awardees in the search for the municipality with best environmental practices. It was attended by various Environmental Officers from different municipalities nationwide.  Fortunately, the LGU-Baliwag has been chosen as one of the Top 36 municipalities in the country being recognized for their shared best environmental practices. Also, one of the Top 3 chosen municipalities with best environmental practices for regional category.

Glancing back to last year, the Municipality of Baliwag was also awarded of the same recognition. Kudos to Mr. Edgar Luna (MENRO) and for the whole team of MENRO Baliwag! Keep up the good work aiming to deliver a quality service with Serbisyong may Malasakit para sa Kalikasan.

 

LGU-Baliwag participates in Earth Hour 2018

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Baliwag,Bulacan- As part of the worldwide campaign to save Mother Earth, the Municipality of Baliwag through the Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Office (MENRO) participated in the Earth Hour 2018: #Connect2Earth. The said event was held last April 24, 2018 at 6’o clock in the evening infront of the Baliwag Municipal Ground.

Switching off lights was done at exactly 8:30 pm spearheaded by Mayor Ferdie Estrella. It was followed by an impressive performance from Sto. Niño HS Students. Candidates for Ginoo and Binibining Baliwag also participated in the lighting of candles for Earth Hour. This advocacy is a part of the largest environmental movement to save our planet through shutting down most of our electrical appliances and turning off lights for one hour that aims to alleviate the detrimental effects of global warming.2

Another highlight of the event includes the awarding of Palit-Basura store sa Paaralan to eleven (11) public schools in Baliwag. The success of the event is in partnership with different departments such as Tourism, PIO and Baliwag Web TV.

 

LGU-Baliwag undergoes on-site assessment for MBCURP Compliance

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The Local Government Unit (LGU) of Baliwag spearheaded by the Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Office (MENRO) underwent on-site assessment for Manila Bay Clean-Up, Rehabilitation and Preservation Project (MBCURP) Compliance on March 15, 2018 held at Mayor’s Board Room, Municipality of Baliwag, Bulacan.

The said assessment aims to assess the compliance of LGUs with the guidelines indicated in Manila Bay Clean-Up, Rehabilitation and Preservation Project. Also, identifying the gaps and limitations of LGU thus provide recommendations for improvements to sustain its effective implementation.

To monitor the MBCURP compliance of LGU, an assessment form was used by the evaluators using the following means of verifications (MOVs):  Liquid Waste Management, Solid Waste Management, Informal Settler Families and IEC & Institutional Arrangement. The said assessment team is composed of regional inter-agency committee (RIAC) from respective agencies such as DILG, DENR, EMB, NEDA and DPWH.

After the evaluation, recommendations and suggestions were given by the evaluators for the LGU’s improvement and the municipality of Baliwag is looking forward for the evaluation’s result.

 


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MENRO Baliwag attended the seminar training on Capability Buiding in Leadership and Planning Concept

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The Municipality of Baliwag under the Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Office attended the seminar training for Capability Building in Leadership, Planning Concept and Environmental Laws and Policies and was spearheaded by the Bulacan Environment and Natural Resources Officers Association (BENROA).

The said seminar training was conducted on February 22-23, 2018 at El Paso Resort, Pasong Intsik, San Rafael, Bulacan. The training aims to equip participants with the tools and knowledge such as project management and time management techniques. Also, a great help in setting-up objectives about organizing the activities required to achieve a desired goal.

Participants from the said seminar were attended by ENRO’s around Bulacan.

Environmental Awareness Seminar, isinagawa!

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Mga Kawani ng Pamahalaang Bayan

Ang tanggapan ng Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Office (MENRO) ay  nagsagawa ng Environmental Awareness Seminar noong ika-14 ng Pebrero, taong kasalukuyan. Ito ay dinaluhan ng mga miyembro ng homeowner’s association (Milflora) para sa unang batch at mga kawani ng ating pamahalaang bayan para sa ikalawang batch.

Tinalakay sa naturang seminar ang Tamang Pamamahala ng Basura at ang Kahalagahan ng Segregasyon. Ito ay bahagi ng malawakang kampanya na mahikayat ang pagkakaroon ng aktibong partisipasyon ng iba’t-ibang sektor sa ating lipunan upang makagawa ng mga positibong aksyon bilang tugon sa mga isyung pangkalikasan.

Layunin ng seminar na ito na maipaliwanag sa mga Baliwagenyo ang kanilang mahalagang papel sa pangangalaga ng ating kapaligiran. Gayundin, mamulat at magkaroon ng kaalaman patungkol sa mga batas o ordinansang pangkapaligiran na ipinatutupad sa bayan ng Baliwag.

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Milflora Homeowner’s Association

 

Palit Basura Store sa Paaralan, malapit nang buksan!

 

s2Bilang katuwang sa paghahatid ng Serbisyong May Malasakit sa Kalikasan, ang Pamahalaang Bayan ng Baliwag katuwang ang Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Office (MENRO) at Sun Cellular ay magkakaloob sa mga paraalan ng Palit Basura Store sa Paaralan. Labing-isang paaralan para sa unang batch ang nakatakdang pagkalooban ng Palit-Basura Store na kinabibilangan  ng mga sumusunod: Mariano Ponce National High School, Sulivan National Highschool, Virgen delas Flores High School, Sto.Niño Highschool, Teodoro Evangelista Highschool, Concepcion Elementary School, Tarcan Elementary School, Baliuag South Central School, Paitan Elementary School, Subic Elementary School at Sta.Barbara Elementary School. Ito ang kauna-unahang Palit Basura Store sa Paaralan ng Baliwag.    s1

Kaugnay nito, ang palit-basura sa paraalan ay bahagi ng kampaya ng pamahalaan upang unti-unting panatilihin ang kalinisan at kaayusan ng kapaligiran. Layunin din ng proyektong ito na maturuan ang mga kabataan kung paano pahalagaan at pakinabangan ang mga basura.

Ito ay inaasahang opisyal ng bubuksan sa huling linggo ng Pebrero.

Palit-Basura Store, inihandog sa mga Barangay

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Ang Palit-Basura Store ay isang makabuluhang proyekto ng pamahalaang bayan ng Baliwag. Sa pamamagitan nito, maaaring ipalit ng mga Baliwagenyo ang kanilang mga kalakal sa mga grocery items tulad ng bigas, kape, shampoo, toothpaste, sabon, noodles at iba pa.

Kaugnay nito, ang pamahalaang bayan sa pangunguna ng Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Office (MENRO) ay nagkaloob ng Palit-Basura Store sa labing-tatlong barangay sa Baliwag noong ika-12 ng Enero, taong kasalukuyan.   Nakatakda ring pagkalooban ang mga natitira pang barangay sa ikalawang linggo ng Pebrero.

Ang Palit-Basura Store sa Barangay ay pangkabuhayang-tulong para sa mga kapus-palad na mamamayan ng Baliwag upang sa maliit na paraan sila’y kumita at mapaunlad ang kanilang kabuhayan. Layunin din nito na maturuan at magkaroon ng kaalaman ang bawat Baliwageños sa tamang pamamahala ng mga basura at malasakit sa kapaligiran.

LGU-Baliwag at CEMSI, lumagda sa MOA Signing

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Ang pamahalaang bayan ng Baliwag ay sumailalim sa Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) Signing sa pagitan ng Cleanway Environmental Management Solutions, Inc. noong ika-22 ng Enero, 2018 na ginanap sa Conference Room, Annex Bldg., Munisipyo ng Baliwag. Ang naturang kasunduan ay nilagdaan ng mga opisyal ng pamahalaang bayan at ng Cleanway Environmental Management Solutions,Inc.

Ang Cleanway Environmental Management Solutions Inc., ay isang kumpanyang nagtataguyod ng mas malinis at ligtas na kapaligiran sa pamamagitan ng proper waste management. Ang mga basura na katulad ng’toxic at hazardous waste’ ay daraan sa iba’t-ibang proseso kung saan ito ay pipinuhin at iti-treat at dadalhin sa Cleanway Sanitary Landfill upang maiwasan ang pinsalang maidudulot nito,

Sa pamamagitan ng kasunduang ito, matutulungan ang mga Rural Health Units (RHUs) sa tamang pamamahala ng kanilang mga basura. Gayundin, matiyak ang kaligtasan ng kalusugan ng mga mamamayan sa Baliwag kaalinsabay na maisulong ang pangangalaga sa ating kapaligiran.

Antoinette Taus visits SMCB

“Be kind. Have courage. Live with purpose.”

-Antoinette Taus, UN Advocate for Sustainable Development

SMCB, in celebration of the E-Month, conducted an Eco Talk about Environment Sustainability last January 25. The resource speaker was Antoinette Taus, a well-known celebrity and DENR Ambassador and UN Advocate for Sustainable Development. We thank Ms. Taus for coming and inspiring all Ignacian Marians to be part of global solution in taking care of our environment.

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Ang paglulunsad sa makabagong PALIT-BASURA STORE

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Bilang bahagi sa tagumpay ng Palit-Basura Store noong nakaraang taon, ang pamahalaang bayan ng Baliwag katuwang ang Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Office (MENRO) at Public Employment Service Office (PESO) ay muling maghahandog ng Palit-Basura Store para sa mga Baliwagenyo. Ngunit, para sa taong 2018, ating masasaksihan ang ilulunsad na mga bagong Palit-Basura Store kung saan magkakaroon na rin ng mga Palit-Basura Store sa mga barangay at maging sa mga piling paaralan sa Baliwag.

Ang Palit-Basura Store sa Barangay ang magsisilbing palitan ng mga kalakal sa Barangay (plastik, bote atbp.) na maaaring ipalit ng bigas, shampoo, de lata at iba pa. Gayundin sa mga paaralan, kung saan maaaring makapagpalit dito ang mga mag-aaral ng ballpen, pantasa, papel at iba pang mga gamit-pampaaralan.

Layunin ng bagong Palit-Basura Store na maging katuwang ng pamahalaan ang mga barangay at mga paaralan sa paghahandog ng Serbisyong may Malasakit hindi lamang para sa mga Baliwagenyo gayundin sa pangangalaga sa ating kapaligiran.