President’s Ave- people have been mentioned from barangay posting tarpaulin along President’s Ave that announces an Ordinance soon to be implemented within Barangay BF Homes. It is for informing general public for preparing as well as complying with new implementations regarding prohibition of usage of plastic bags as main packaging in dry goods, control its usage on wet products, ban sales of plastic bags as well as prohibit usage of Styrofoam in the Barangay BF Homes and thereof prescribe penalties.
According to Ordinance No.2 of Barangay BF Homes, series of 2013 was signed as well as approved by council on 20th February, 2013. This Ordinance would come into effect after 15 days of its publication as the law requires.
It is the moment that we must unite with different environment-friendly LGU’s and NGO’s to protect our environment as well as manage solid waste. It is fact that is already known that styrofoams and plastics are regarded as one of the biggest contributors of floods during rainy seasons because they clog canals, different waterways, and drainage systems. Hence, we require regulating it in case if cannot stop it completely.
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