Baliwag News Service

MENRO conducts townwide clean-up drive


In line with the objective of promoting environmental protection and cleanliness, the Municipality of Baliwag through the Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Office (MENRO) and initiative of Mayor Ferdie Estrella, a massive clean-up drive was recently held along irrigation canals in the town. It was conducted on 24th of June, Saturday, at exactly six in the morning.

The town wide clean-up drive mainly covers the whole stretch of irrigation canals from six (6) respective barangays in Baliwag namely: Barangay Bagong Nayon, Sto, Cristo, Makinabang, Concepcion, Tarcan and Sta. Barbara. Participants from the said clean-up drive were various groups composed of students from different colleges, households, barangay officials and volunteers, government agencies, and even business establishments.

Through teamwork and joint effort, the said Clean-up Drive was a success empowering the spirit of bayanihan among Baliwagenyos thus creating a heightened awareness and public support of community among various issues on the environment.