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Data Points on Solid Waste Management in Manila City

Requested from MMDA by C. Santiago at 09:52 AM on Mar 21, 2023.
Purpose: Research
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2019 - 12/31/2022
Tracking no: #MMDA-480026727208

Santiago 09:52 AM, Mar 21, 2023

Good day!

I would like to  request the following data points for the FY 2019-2022 for the City of Manila:

Plastic Waste Generated (tons/year)
Plastic Waste Collected  (tons/year)
Plastic Leakage  (tons/ year)
% composition of Plastic Waste in Municipal Solid Waste 
No. of waste pickers  (tons/year)

End of Life Fates:
% of waste diverted to landfills
% of waste composted
% of waste incinerated
% of plastic waste that is collected in the city that is recycled?

Thank you!

March 24, 2023

Dear Casie Santiago,


Thank you for your request dated Mar 21, 2023 09:52:41 AM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You asked for Data Points on Solid Waste Management in Manila City.

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While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance this Office does not have the information you have requested. However, you may wish to contact the Manila LGU for this particular request ( Thank you.

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