ACOSTA, NERIC O.
UN SDG: 15.Take Care of the Earth
Submitted By: Louis Banzon
Accomplishment Date: 2001-01-26 00:00:00
Accomplishment Title: RA 9003 – Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000
An Act providing for an ecological solid waste management program, creating the necessary institutional mechanisms and incentives, declaring certain acts prohibited and providing penalties, appropriating funds therefor and for other purposes.
It is hereby declared the policy of the State to adopt a systematic, comprehensive and ecological solid waste management program which shall set guidelines and targets for solid waste avoidance and volume reduction through source reduction and waste minimization measures, including composting, recycling, re-use, recovery, green charcoal process, and others, before collection, treatment and disposal in appropriate and environmentally sound solid waste management facilities in accordance with ecologically sustainable development principles and ensure the protection of the public health and environment.