Sectoral Meeting, a gathering of Pollution Control Officers and representatives from different stakeholders of one sector, is a special seminar regularly conducted by the Pollution Control Association of the Philippines Inc. Region 4A (PCAPI Calabarzon) that aims to provide basic compliance requirements to all relevant environmental laws and to clarify issues in relation to their implementation specialized for one sector. PCAPI Calabarzon acknowledges that different business sectors have different needs and requirements and that each sector must undergo a focused and an in-depth discussion, thus the implementation of sectoral meetings. In the span of six months before the end of [...]
Pollution Control Association of the Philippines Inc. Region 4A (PCAPI Calabarzon) is now an organizational member of International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP) effective August 12, 2018 until August 12, 2019. ISSP is the world’s leading professional association of sustainability practitioners and a member-driven organization that moves sustainability profession forward by empowering each other and defining professional excellence. As the premier professional association for members of the sustainability field, ISSP basically helps professionals around the globe in the field of sustainability in the implementation of the United Nations’s (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to make sustainability progress. PCAPI Calabarzon’s [...]
From the association’s tagline, “PCOs helping PCOs”, PCAPI R4a wants to provide additional assistance to PCOs in upgrading the practice of their professions and for the continuous improvement of their competence as professionals.
Pollution Control Association of the Philippines Inc. Region 4A (PCAPI Calabarzon) is now nationally recognized as the best PCAPI chapter after being inducted as an Outstanding PCAPI Chapter Hall of Fame Awardee in the recently held 38th PCAPI National Convention on May 9-11, 2018 at L’Fisher Hotel, Bacolod City. PCAPI Calabarzon was the first PCAPI Chapter to have grabbed this highly coveted award in recognition of their four years of being the Outstanding PCAPI Chapter due to their outstanding achievements in the implementation of an effective environmental management system and in recognition of the excellent demonstration in consistently promoting environmental [...]
Twenty-five volunteers comprising of the Board of Trustees, Officers, Advisers and Staff of Pollution Control Association of the Philippines Inc. Region 4A (PCAPI Calabarzon) initiated a mangrove planting activity along the stretch of Calatagan Mangrove Forest Conservation Park in Calatagan, Batangas on April 30, 2018. The tree-planting activity was done as part of the PCAPI Calabarzon’s annual team building held near the area. Through this deed, PCAPI Calabarzon was able to demonstrate its genuine concern for the environment and helped diminish the unfavorable effects of climate change. Mangrove planting and conservation are essential to the environment as mangroves protect shorelines [...]
Hazardous waste generators, transporters, and treatment, storage and disposal (TSD) facilities can now start registering online as the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) opens its Online Hazardous Waste Manifest System on November 16, 2017. Hazardous Waste Manifest has long been followed by DENR under its Administrative Order (DAO) No. 2013-22: Revised Procedures and Standards for the Management of Hazardous Wastes, in compliance with the Republic Act 6969: An Act to Control Toxic Substances and Hazardous and Nuclear Wastes. It provides technical standards and requirements of HW generators, transporters and facilities involved in the [...]