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Garbage trucks with onboard compactor pushed 05/30/2012

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Garbage trucks with onboard compactor pushed

05/30/2012
Lawmakers have filed a bill requiring Local Government Units (LGUs) to use garbage trucks with onboard compactor for the collection and transportation of solid wastes.

Buhay Reps. Irwin Tieng and Mariano Michael Velarde said House Bill 6117 aims to address the increasing volume of garbage in every household or community and the need to advance the country’s system of collection and disposal.

The bill seeks to require the use by garbage trucks of onboard compactor that compacts solid wastes while in transit. It is also in keeping with the goal of Republic Act 9003, otherwise known as “Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000,” to reduce solid wastes volume and adopt waste minimization measures..... MORE

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