Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Undersecretary for Solid Waste Management and Local Government Units Concerns and National Solid Waste Management Commission Alternate Chair Benny D. Antiporda (left) and Ecological Waste (EcoWaste) Coalition Philippines Board Secretary Ramon San Pascual (right) sign the Joint Commitment for a Sustainable Ecological Solid Waste Management during the celebration of the 20th year of the enactment of Republic Act 9003 or the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000 on Jan. 26 at the DENR Central Office in Quezon City. The commitment aims to strengthen the collaboration of the government and civil society organizations for an “all-out war” against open dumpsites in the country and to promote ecologically-sound alternative solutions to protect public health and the environment. ###