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Pollution Statistics

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Figure 16: Top Polluter mainly in Asia according to Wall Street Journal 2010

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Diver Reports

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Figure 17 Famous Video made in the Philippines

RA 9003 Section 32 and 33

Section 32. Establishment of LGU Materials Recovery Facility. - There shall be established a Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) in every barangay or cluster of barangays. The facility shall be established in a barangay-owned or -leased land or any suitable open space to be determined by the barangay through its Sanggunian. For this purpose, the barangay or cluster of barangays shall allocate a certain parcel of land for the MRF. The MRF shall receive mixed waste for final sorting, segregation, composting, and recycling. The resulting residual wastes shall be transferred to a long term storage or disposal facility or sanitary landfill.

Section 33. Guidelines for Establishment of Materials Recovery Facility - Materials recovery facilities shall be designed to receive, sort, process and store compostable and recyclable material efficiently and in an environmentally sound manner. The facility shall address the following considerations:

(a) The building and/or land layout and equipment must be designed to accommodate efficient and safe materials processing, movement, and storage; and

(b) The building must be designed to allow efficient and safe external access and to accommodate internal flow.

Sources for funding

Funds are available in National Programs. Here an example of funding in the target region of the pilot project:

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Figure 18: Funds allocated by Government

These figures come from “Support in the Establishment of MRFs and Closure and Rehabilitation of Open/Controlled Dumpsites” http://nswmc.emb.gov.ph/?p=1913

Access is through the NATIONAL SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT COMMISSION / SECRETARIAT

Additional funding

If necessary, funding can be additionally supported by local sponsors.

List of all Footnotes/Sources

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