Establishment of a provincial integrated waste management facility (IWMF).
Strengthening of the Communication, Education and Public Awareness (CEPA) on proper solid waste management among the local population.
Type of Actions in Management Plan
Proposed Bataan Environment Code, "No Segregation, No Collection" Policy.
Waste trading, wherein households, schools and establishments remit their recyclables and/or plastics to the city/municipality or the barangay, in exchange for items like school supplies and rice, Anti-rice straw burning ordinance
Straw holiday and use of reusable utensils in fastfood restaurants; plastic holiday in the City of Balanga.
Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000, Approved Provincial Solid Waste Management Plan, Approved Solid Waste Management Plans of the component city and municipal local government units, A multi-sectoral Provincial Solid Waste Management Board created through Executive Order No. 14, Series of 2017, Proposed Bataan Environment Code
Establishment of provincial integrated waste management facility (IWMF) under a public-private-partnership (PPP) scheme. To date, original proponent status (OPS) for the project has been awarded to Basic Environmental Systems & Technologies, Inc. (BEST).
Public-private-partnership (PPP) scheme for the establishment of provincial IWMF: Construction to be financed by the proponent while the Province will provide counterpart fund,
Budget allocations in the Provincial Government, Grants from national government agencies (NGAs)
PG-ENRO Bataan as the main agency/department of the Provincial Government in handling Solid Waste Management, Provincial Solid Waste Management Board, SWM delegated to different city/municipal departments or offices
Communication, Education and Public Awareness (CEPA) on Proper Waste Segregation, CEPA on Republic Act No. 9003, Conduct of Bataan Environment Summit
Cleanup drive in local government units (LGUs), schools, etc.
Conduct of waste analysis and characterization study (WACS), Compliance monitoring of LGUs on SWM through the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)
Anticipated Impact Areas
Health and Safety
Coastal and Marine Ecosystems
Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation
Finance: Total estimated cost of achieving the identified target(s)
Costs associated with SWM will be mainly financed by Provincial Government funds (budget allocations under the Provincial Governor’s Office and PG-ENRO, among others). Alternative funding options will be the grants from NGAs and donor organizations, which the Province can apply for.