On September 22, 2018 from 6AM onwards, the Philippine Coast Guards Auxiliary 126th Squadron, Pureza station will lead the clean up along Pasig River to support the International Coastal Clean-Up (ICC) Day in observance of the Global Coastal Clean-up celebrations. International Coastal Cleanup is the largest volunteer effort for ocean’s health.

Together with PCGA 126th Squadron. A group of local and expatriate environmentalists founded Taga-Ilog. The ICC project for this year is headed by Crista McInnis and May Thorssen.

Taga-Ilog was created to support the efforts of the Philippine Coast Guard Auxiliary, PCGA 126th Squadron, backed by the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) the Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission (PRRC) to clean the Pasig River and bring greater attention to the challenge of household waste in the country’s waterways.

Volunteers are invited to meet the organizers at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) on the morning of September 22, 2018 at 6:00 am.

Taga-Ilog’s Pasig River Earth Day Clean-Up is supported by a number of private sector and non-governmental partners including the American Association of the Philippines, Canadian Club in the Philippines , Tag Media Group and Katalyst.Ph among others.

Taga-Ilog looks forward to continuing to work with river communities, the Private Sector and non-governmental partners to support efforts to improve river-side waste management practices for healthy waterways.

To support, please contact May@thorssen.com with cell number 09176539090 and check Taga-ilog Project on Facebook.

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