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Environment/sanitary services expenditures by LGUs

Requested from BLGF by Raya Buensuceso at 01:14 PM on Jun 13, 2019.
Purpose: Research
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2017 - 12/31/2018
Tracking no: #BLGF-985643871782

Raya 01:14 PM, Jun 13, 2019


I would like to request for the latest data on environment/sanitary services expenditure (i.e. garbage collection) at the city/municipal level. Specifically, I am looking for the latest version of the data set referenced in the following article: https://www.rappler.com/nation/154085-metro-manila-lgus-garbage-cost-2015

Thank you.

Ryan 02:14 PM, Jun 17, 2019

June 17, 2019

Dear Raya,

Thank you for your request dated Jun 13, 2019 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Environment/sanitary services expenditures by LGUs.

We received your request on Jun 13, 2019 and will respond on or before Jul 04, 2019 01:14:44 PM, in accordance with the Executive Order's implementing rules and regulations.

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal at https://www.foi.gov.ph/requests/aglzfmVmb2ktcGhyHgsSB0NvbnRlbnQiEUJMR0YtOTg1NjQzODcxNzgyDA, for request with ticket number #BLGF-985643871782.

Thank you.


Ryan Escobido
FOI Officer

MA. PAMELA P. 09:41 AM, Jun 19, 2019

June 19, 2019

Dear Raya Buensuceso,


Thank you for your request dated Jun 13, 2019 01:14:44 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your Request

You asked for Environment/sanitary services expenditures by LGUs.

Response to Request

Your FOI request is approved. Attached herewith is a copy of the information you requested from Fiscal Years 2016-2017. 

Your right to request a review

If you are unhappy with this response to your FOI request, you may ask us to carry out an internal review of the response by writing to the Bureau's Executive Director Niño Raymond B. Alvina. Your review request should explain why you are dissatisfied with this response, and should be made within 15 calendar days from the date when you received this letter. We will complete the review and tell you the result within 30 calendar days from the date when we receive your review request.

If you are not satisfied with the result of the review, you then have the right to appeal to the Office of the President under Administrative Order No. 22 (s. 2011).

The data presented were based on the Statement of Receipts and Expenditures (SRE) reports submitted by the local government units (LGUs), through the local treasurers, using the electronic SRE (eSRE) system of the Bureau of Local Government Finance (BLGF). 

The BLGF takes reasonable measures to ensure the accuracy and timeliness of financial data available. However, the BLGF assumes no responsibility for consequences, including direct, indirect, special or consequential damages arising out of or in connection with the use or misuse of any information that is available. The user shall have the sole responsibility for assessing the relevance and accuracy of the data.

The BLGF uses its official website as the main medium of disclosing official information to the public. Such information include, but not limited to, quarterly and annual financial and physical data sets and reports, annual reports, opinion and rulings, circulars, directives, and other information related to local assessment and treasury operations, statement of revenues and expenditures, and press/media releases, which are considered by the Bureau as material information. 

The data may be cited or reproduced in whole or in part provided that the BLGF is duly informed and/or recognized. Users are restricted from reselling, redistributing or creating plagiaristic works for viable purposes without the expressed or written permission of BLGF.

Thank you.


FOI Decision Maker

 Garbage Collection Expenditures FYs 2016-2017.xlsx

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