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SM City Bataan leads in coastal cleanup at migratory bird sanctuary


BALANGA City: SM City Bataan led in the cleanup of the City Wetland and Nature Park, a well-known tourism area here visited by migratory birds, in observance of the International Coastal Cleanup Day Saturday, September 16. 

Paula Erika Gayeta,  SM City Bataan public relations officer, said 100 kilograms of  various wastes, mostly food wrappers, plastic straws, bottle caps and plastic beverage bottles, were gathered in the coastal area along Barangay Tortugas. 

Joining SM City Bataan and SM Supermarket employees, agency and security personnel were representatives from the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office, the Bataan Police Provincial Office, schools and residents of Barangays Tortugas and Pto. Rivas. 

“Leading the coastal cleanup reflects the strong commitment of SM Supermalls to environmental responsibility and sustainability coupled by its dedication to reducing carbon footprint, conserving resources and promoting eco-friendly practices,” Gayeta explained. 

She said that as shown through the SM Cares program, SM Supermalls shares a joint advocacy with Ocean Conservancy – International Coastal Cleanup on environment and volunteerism, working to protect natural ecosystems and provide environmental education.

“SM Supermalls also encourage the community to contribute to environmental protection and preservation,” Gayeta said. (30)



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