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Managing waste, mitigating floods: The case of Malabon

9 Sep 2017, Rappler

In the Philippines, a successful waste management initiative in the Portero community may serve as a model for other similar projects. The community set up a waste management committee with champions to monitor and educate locals on waste management, resulting in less garbage and thereby less severe flooding.





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