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City of Mati joins Earth Day 2021 celebration

April 22, 2021 - Thursday 8:04 PM by CIO MATI

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The City of Mati LGU joins the global community in the celebration of the Earth Day 2021 on April 22. 

The City Environment and Natural Resources Office, together with the City Tourism and Promotions Office-Events Section is spearheading the Earth Day activities in the city. 

Among the lined up activities are simultaneous coastal clean-up and mangrove planting to be held at the Mangrove Nature Reserve Park in Guang-Guang, Barangay Dahican; distribution of new garbage bins to city government offices; and solid waste management orientation to all utility workers in the city hall. 

The Bureau of Fire and Protection, Philippine Coastguard, CiENRO, and City Tourism Office were among the offices that attended the coastal clean-up and mangrove planting earlier this morning. 

A total of 1,200 mangroves were planted, 600 propagules and 600 seedlings. 

A total of 312 garbage bins were also distributed to 78 offices inside the City Hall. Each offices were given 4 bins. 

31 offices were invited to participate with the solid waste management orientation for each of their utility workers. 

Earth Day is a global celebration to create awareness anout pollution and celebrate the environment. This year, Earth Day is alcelebrated with the theme: "Restore Our Earth".