Republic Act (RA) 9003 or the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000
Republic Act (RA) 9003 or the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000, Chapter 6 provides a comprehensive list of prohibited acts including: (1) littering, throwing, dumping of waste matters in public places; (2) undertaking activities in violation of sanitation operation; (3) open burning of solid waste; (4) causing non-segregated waste; (5) squatting in open dumps and landfills; (6) open dumping, burying of biodegradable materials in flood-prone areas; (7) unauthorized removal of recyclable material; (8) mixing of source-separated recyclable material with other solid waste; (9) establishment or operation of open-dumps; (10) manufacturing, distributing, using, and importing consumer products that are non-environmentally-friendly materials; (11) importing toxic wastes misrepresented as “recyclable” or “with recyclable content”; (12) transporting and dumping in bulk in areas other than facility centers; (13) site preparation, construction, expansion or operation of waste management facilities without an Environmental Compliance Certificate and not conforming with the land use plan of LGUs; (14) construction of establishment within 200 meters from dump sites or sanitary landfills; and (15) operation of waste disposal facility on any aquifer, groundwater reservoir or watershed area.
Hindi po siguro nagkukulang ang ating Pamahalaang Bayan, in fact localized na din ang batas na ito, may SB Ordinance nanpo tayo, and yet, and daming violators. Take note Anaoenos, may bantay kalikasan na po tayo. Sumunod po tayo. Kapag araw araw ganito ang senaryo san po tayo papunta.
This is our planet… Alagaan po natin.