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BEVERAGE CONTAINER DISPOSAL

BEVERAGE CONTAINER DISPOSAL
 

16 May 2018 11:40:04 PM

The House committee on ecology chaired by Rep. Estrellita Suansing on Wednesday named Rep. Enrico Pineda as head of the technical working group (TWG) that will fine-tune House BIll 4922 or the proposed "Beverage Container Disposal Act." The bill authored by Rep. Ramon Rocamora seeks to require the implementation by brand owners of management plans that will provide refund values for certain beverage containers. A report from the International Coastal Cleanup of Ocean Conservancy cited that in 2015, about 60,504 individual pieces of waste related to beverage containers (bottles and caps) were recovered around the Philippines. Aside from Suansing and Pineda, other House members who attended the hearing were Reps. Alfred Vargas and Benhur Lopez Jr. /R. Bundang/P. Camero

 
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