Ms. Nery A. Alba, Center Head, THWRDEC and Ms. Guadalupe Rosales, Brgy. Captain of Brgy. Pulanglupa Uno, Las Piñas City during the MOA signing ceremony.

The ERDB- Toxic Substances and Hazardous Wastes Research, Development and Extension Center (THWARDEC) and the Brgy. Pulanglupa Uno, Las Piñas City signed a Memorandum of Agreement on July 12, 2019 at the office of ERDB-THWRDEC in Quezon City. The MOA was signed to officially seal the partnership of the parties in line with the technology adoption of the project “Phytoremediation scheme using floating garden to rehabilitate the polluted waterways at the barangay”. Moreover, technology adoption is part of the implementation of THWRDEC TPPEU Project 2 Implementation of Strategic Communication.

Barangay Chairperson Guadalupe Rosales represented the barangay while Center Head Nery A. Alba acted as witness on the part of ERDB-THWRDEC. Chairperson Rosales, in her message made an assurance for their full support and cooperation specifically on the management of the floating garden that would be established in their area of jurisdiction.

Further, Chairperson Rosales emphasized that the barangay will work hand- in-hand with the center for the success of the project. In response, Ms. Alba assured them on the full support through the technical assistance that will be provided to the barangay. Hence, both parties took the full responsibility towards achieving sustainable ENR management. THWARDEC