LICEO U HOSTS DENR’S ADVOCACY CAMPAIGN ON SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
In full support of the government's environmental initiatives, Liceo U hosted the advocacy campaign on solid waste management of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Region X on June 28, 2022, at the University's Audio-Visual Room 3. The nationwide campaign that engages the support of the academe seeks to raise public awareness of proper solid waste management.
The event featured the keynote message (video) of Benito Antonio T. De Leon, the Undersecretary for Enforcement, Solid Waste Management, Local Government Units Concerns, and Attached Agencies; video presentations (Kwentong DENR); the 'Pinas Basura Buster' (PBB) mascot, which is the DENR's image of its SWM program; and the new mobile game application – PINAS: The Basura Buster, which can be downloaded through Google Play Store. Designed for children ageing 5 to 8 years old, the application is an alternative tool in this digital age for teaching children proper waste segregation in an entertaining way.
Present during the event were Dr. Henry A. Adornado, the Regional Executive Director of DENR-Region X; Atty. Leo Paolo Perez, CPA, the University's Vice President for Administration and Comptroller; and the University's Environment and Natural Resources ambassadors, who were joined by Dr. Judy Marie Zoleta, the academic chair of the Department of Natural Sciences.