Visayan Electric Co. (VECO) team members participated in the worldwide celebration of Earth Day with a clean-up drive along J. Panis Street in Banilad, Cebu City, on April 22.
Dubbed “Atong Tugkaran, Atong Limpyohan,” 53 nature-loving kaibigans joined the street clean-up activity.
Aside from promoting camaraderie, the activity also emphasized the importance of doing one’s share in protecting the environment by cleaning one’s own backyard, which was the reason behind the neighborhood clean-up drive.
A total of 60 bags full of trash were collected by VECO team members, who showed support and commitment to keeping the area near the VECO compound clean.
As a major component of maintaining sustainable and green cities, proper waste disposal has a big impact on environmental safety and community health. By keeping our surroundings clean and making sure that our trash are properly segregated, we contribute to effective waste management through practice of the 3Rs – reuse, recycle and reduce.
In 2016, the Aboitiz group made significant strides in its waste management efforts, fully galvanizing our commitment to reducing our environmental impact.