LOOK: 2018 revelry leaves mounds of garbage in Metro
A total of 48 trucks of garbage were collected by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) around the metro after the country welcomed the year 2018 last Monday.
The traffic agency was able to immediately fill three garbage trucks at the Rizal Park alone after about 90,000 people celebrated the New Year’s Eve, Radyo Inquirer 990 AM reported on Tuesday.
Manila City Hall Department of Public Services Lilybelle Borromeo-David asked the National Parks Development Committee to help in cleaning the park due to the huge volume of garbage.
Meanwhile, 45 other trucks were also filled after the MMDA went around Divisoria and other public markets in the Metro.
The EcoWaste Coalition expressed dismay over the tons of garbage collected given that most of the trash was recyclable, the report said. /cbb
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