A Bayanihan Clean Up Drive was launched last April 28, 2021 which aims to promote cleanliness in all public facilities of LGU Jordan for public health safety in partnership with the stall owners, LYDC, BFP, Office of the Mayor, MDRRMO and other volunteer groups. The clean up drive shall become a quarterly activity on these venues specifically:
- Guardalino P. Mosqueda Food Terminal Market and Livestock Auction Market, Brgy. San Miguel, Jordan, Guimaras
- Rizal Market, Brgy. Rizal, Jordan, Guimaras
- Jordan Slaughterhouse, Brgy. San Miguel, Jordan, Guimaras
- Jordan Roro Port, Brgy. Hoskyn, Jordan, Guimaras
- Jordan Old Cemetery, Brgy. Poblacion, Jordan, Guimaras
- Jordan New Cemetery, Brgy. Balcon Maravilla, Jordan, Guimaras
The launching was a success participated by SK Hoskyn, Disaster Action Response Team, PYAP, Philippine Red Cross – Jordan Chapter, Jordan Bureau of Fire, LGU Jordan Employees and most importantly, the Jordan Food Terminal Market Stall Owners and Vendors Association. There were 106 participants in total.
The Clean Up Activity started at 6:00PM where shops are all closed and the last customer has already left. This initiative was from our Municipal Mayor, Mayor Ruben Corpuz who have been constatntly observing the Sunday Market foot traffic as early as 5:30AM.
All organizations and volunteer groups were divided into clusters and assigned areas of responsibility. The Office of the Mayor provided all the necessary PPEs and cleaning materials. Power sprayers were used by the Mayor’s Office Staff in cleaning the walls on the wet section and the livestock auction market, all the drains were flushed by the Jordan BFP and the Municipal Agri office representatives sprayed an IMO solution for disinfection and to eliminate foul odors using a mist blower. The ESWM Unit also provided a stand-by dump truck and garbage compactor to ensure that all waste shall be processed properly at the Material Recovery Facility.
All of these were organized properly by the Ecologic Solid Waste Management Unit which supervises the flow of the Bayanihan Clean Up Drive.
In total, the Bayanihan Team has collected the following:
PLASTIC = 56 KG
STYRO PRODUCTS = 1 KG
PLASTIC BOTTLES= 13 KG
USED CLOTH = 2KG
GLASS BOTTLES = 11 KG
BIODEGRADABLE = 111 KG
The Bayanihan Clean Up Drive will continue every Wednesday of the Month of May.