Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Antonia Loyzaga (rightmost) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Philippines Resident Representative Dr. Selva Ramachandran (middle) visit the Bambuhay booth showcasing its bamboo products during the launch of the nationwide campaign on the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) Act of 2022 last August. The exhibit showcased common products made under a circular design model with minimal waste, use of less natural resources and adaptation of innovations such as upcycling, zero-waste packaging, and return to refill. Other exhibitors included Basic Environmental Systems & Technologies, Inc. Coca Cola Philippines, Ecowaste Management Company, Envirotech Waste Recycling Inc., Sentinel Plastic Manufacturing Corporation, Republic Cement, Pure Oceans, and Communities Organized for Resource Allocation. The groups are active partners for the achievement of a circular economy through the effective implementation of the EPR Law.#