Bloggers: Promote a Plastic Waste Collection & Recycling Drive!

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Bloggers: Promote a Plastic Waste Collection & Recycling Drive!
  • Sto. Nino Church Plaza, Jesus St. Pandacan Manila
  • November 19, 2017
  • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Pandacan Ecology Ministry
  • Donna Duran
  • 09332346689
  • donnaduran113@gmail.com

Event Done

1 volunteered

UPDATE: Due to multiple activities taking place on the church patio on the 26th, we have decided to move the next Plastikan to this Sunday, 19 November 2017 (8am-4pm). We apologize for the inconvenience and we hope to still see you.
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We need BLOGGERS TO HELP US PROMOTE PLASTIC WASTE AND USED COOKING OIL RECYCLING. 
Volunteers are expected to experience the advocacy--which means coming on time and joining the group that will sort and segregate the collected plastic waste and used cooking oil--and then blog about it within two weeks in their respective websites and social media networks. Please tag Pandacan Ecology Ministry and share our messages and events. 
 
We are based in Pandacan, Manila. 
 
Create an eco-friendly city where everyone recycles, reduces, and re-uses; where everyone ACTIVELY cares for the environment.
 
We are a volunteer group in Pandacan, Manila engaged in taking action to protect our environment. Currently, we are working on a plastic waste recovery and recycling initiative. We have succeeded in creating a collection/sorting system and getting industry partners to recycle plastic waste into useful bricks for recycling.
 
The challenge is to get ALL the barangays to participate. We have created a system with only our meryenda money for funds. This is proof that LGUs can implement Ecological Solid Waste Management with a dose of resourcefulness. We need volunteers so we can scale up. We need graphics designers, writers, social media specialists, educators, and coordinators.
 
Every fourth, Sunday we sort through collected plastic waste that will then be picked up by an industry partner for recycling into pavers or bricks.
 
We collect and sort the following:
These items are not being collected by junk shops, and are normally just thrown mixed into trash.
  • laminates such as empty sachets and snack packaging
  • sando bags
  • plastic wrapping and packaging material
  • styro foam
  • used tetrapacks used plastic cups
To volunteer, contact Activity Coordinator Donna Duran at 0933 2346689 or donnaduran113@gmail.com.
 
For advice on how to create a plastic waste and used cooking oil recovery and recycling drive in your community, contact Program Director Lilibeth Espinola at 09178283672, 0922 8126303, or betchabygollybit@yahoo.com.
 
Click here for more info: 
http://www.wheninmanila.com/recycling-where-to-bring-plastic-waste-in-manila
 
ANNOUNCEMENTS:
We are now accepting used cooking oil. An industry partner will process it for fuel. 
 
Please join the eco-volunteer group for easy communication - https://www.facebook.com/gro ups/167907150315574/
Pleas participate in the next plastic waste recovery day - https://www.facebook.com/events/1743374929236777/
 
 
How to commute to Pandacan:
Via LRT, go down at Pedro Gil, then take Paco jeep from Escoda St. - alight at Andoks / 7-11, cross street towards Church Plaza
Via LRT2, alight at Pureza or Legarda Station, then take Pandacan jeep near Arellano University, go down with other passengers beside Estero. Church is beside the estero.
Via jeep - take Paco jeep from PRC in Makati, go down at Invierness, then tricycle to Church Plaza - tell driver you will go down at Bayan (P9/pax)
 
Link to Map of Venue: https://goo.gl/oomoZW 
 
Please take responsibility over taking note of dates and time, as well as details of this volunteer opportunity.
 
Volunteer Slots are limited. Sign up only if you are SERIOUS and COMMITTED. If you back out at the last minute or ignore us when we contact you, you are putting a good cause at risk of failing. Be PROFESSIONAL. Hindi po ito joke-joke lang.