3.08.2015

Sunday, March 8, 2015

DepEd Butuan City Division announces 'Clean Ground Zero Waste Program' outstanding implementers

By Dr. Jonas H. Jomonong

BUTUAN CITY, Mar. 8 (PIA) - In response to Butuan City Mayor Ferdinand M. Amante Jr. flagship program dubbed as “Clean Ground Zero Waste Management Program,” the Butuan City division has named the semi-finalists for the 2015 Division Search for Outstanding Clean Ground Zero Waste Program Best Implementer.

The semi-finalists were Tungao National High School, Bugabus Elementary School, Tagpulangi Elementary School, Butuan City Comprehensive High School, Amparo Central Elementary School, Bit-os Elementary School, Dalingdingan Elementary School, Libertad Central Elementary School, Libertad National High School, Lumbocan National High School, Agusan Pequeño National High School and Butuan City School of Arts and Trade, Taligaman Elementary School, Taligaman National High School, Los Angeles Elementary School, Sumilihon Central Elementary School, Riverside Central Elementary School, West Central Elementary School, La Solidad National High School, San Roque Elementary School, Bilay Elementary School and Agusan National High School.

Best three implementers per category will be selected based on entry documents (40%) and ocular visit (60%) a total of 100 percent, which will run from March 2 to March 10, 2015.  Furthermore, the highest pointers in both elementary and secondary levels will then be recommended for regional level search with cash incentives involve.

Before the semi-finalists were announced through the Division Memorandum No. 40, s. 2015 dated February 26, 2015, a number of schools have already submitted their entry documents to the division office based on the following criteria: classroom/office trashcans with label and with segregated wastes (30%); garbage bins near canteen, gate, playground with segregated waste (30%); compost pit and compost file with segregated wastes (20%); and stock room/area for recyclable materials (20%), a total of 100 percent.

The objectives of this activity are to give due recognition to schools who have fully supported the above mentioned program, encourage the schools to maintain/sustain their school cleanliness all throughout the year and achieve the schools and division target for the Clean Ground Zero Waste Program.

The division team evaluators are composed of Jeanie L. Mativo, assistant schools division superintendent as the chairman, Dr. Ana P. Lasco as the co-chairman, Reynaldo B. Encarguez and Dr. Bebelyn C. Corvera.

Winners will be announced during the next Division Management Committee (MANCOM) Conference. (DepEd Butuan City Division/PIA-Agusan del Norte)