Basura Palit Gatas Program
Promoting environmental protection to save our mother nature and promoting cleanliness in our community to sustain better environment for the next generation.
Last February 21, a memorandum of agreement was signed with the Alaska Milk Corporation and Taytay LGU Officials entitled "AlasKalikasan Wrapper Redemption Project” or “Basura Palit Gatas Program" , which aims to promote proper nutrition. Taytayeños can now trade 1 kilo of flexible plastic in exchange of 1 kilo of Alaska fortified Powdered Milk Drink.
Hon. George Ricardo Gacula II, mayor for Taytay municipality stated that we are so grateful, first and foremost with Alaska Milk Corporation, for choosing the municipality as the first LGU in Rizal province to launch this wonderful project. Environmental sustainability through proper nutrition is the primary aim of the Partnership. Helping to promote our bid for a better nutrition in exchange of saving mother earth.
(First and Second From The Left: Councilor Kyle Gacula and AMC Managing Director Mr. Harvey Uong; Third from Left: Hon. George Ricardo Gacula II, Mayor for the Taytay Muncipality, Fouth From Right: Hon. Michell Bermundo, Vice-Mayor for Taytay Municipality; Third from Right: Councilor Patrick Alcantara; First and Second From The Right: Mr. Atty. Noel Del Prado, Public Affairs Manager for AMC, and Atty. Maria Angela N. Esquivel, Corporate Affairs Director for AMC)
In respond, Mr. Harvey Uong, Managing Director of the Alaska Milk Corporation, says that AMC is not only committed to cleaning the environment, but we are also determined to deliver the best nutrition for everyone.
Redemption is at Fishport Covered Court, Floodway A, Barangay San Juan, Taytay, Rizal on March 17, April 15 and May 12, 2020 only. For details, you may contact the Municipal Environmental and Natural Resources Office(M.E.N.R.O) at Tel. No. 8284 - 4794.
(Photo Courtesy: Ria Ganuelas & Christina Stewart, Archieval Portugal/Taytay Public Information Office)