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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.
Funds are available in National Programs. Here an example of funding in the target region of the pilot project:
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
If necessary, funding can be additionally supported by local sponsors.