The strategic collaboration between WWF and Eco Kolek took a significant stride forward with the "Tamang Isip at Gawi sa Pamamahala ng Basura para sa Malinis at Ligtas na Pamayanan" (Solid Waste Management Training), hosted at Riverside Hotel and Resort, Bgy. Marangas, Bataraza, Palawan from October 18 to 20, 2023.
This transformative event was meticulously designed to instill a deeper understanding of the critical nuances of effective waste management and its profound implications for environmental sustainability.
The training session, expertly facilitated by Eco Kolek's Administration and Finance Manager, Jofer Malolos, and MEL Officer/Capacity Building Specialist, Jan Aldwin Bermeo, was strategically designed to achieve a set of well-defined objectives. These objectives encompassed the imperative task of elevating participants' awareness regarding the detrimental consequences of inadequate waste management and plastic pollution.
Moreover, the training aimed to equip attendees with practical and sustainable waste management methodologies that could be seamlessly integrated into their daily routines, both in their professional and personal capacities.
A crucial component of the training involved guiding the participants through the process of evaluating and formulating their individualized solid waste management plans. By delving into the intricacies of waste management, the participants were empowered to identify key challenges and devise strategic plans tailored to their specific requirements.
The envisioned output of this training was to enable the participants to emerge with comprehensive and actionable solid waste management plans, serving as comprehensive guides in the seamless execution of their waste management initiatives.
The collaborative efforts between WWF and Eco Kolek symbolize a powerful alliance dedicated to driving sustainable change and fostering a culture of environmental consciousness and responsible waste management practices within local communities. This initiative stands as a resounding testament to the collective determination to build a greener and cleaner future, one step at a time.