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PLANTING A GREEN FUTURE: PTRI PARTICIPATES IN ANNUAL CLEAN AND GREEN PROGRAM

Monday, August 07, 2017 03:27 AM    Views : 632by:DOST-PTRI

TAGUIG CITY The Philippine Textile Research Institute (PTRI) participated in the annual Clean and Green planting program, with assistance from the Department of Natural Resources (DENR) and the City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) of Taguig.

PTRI Director Celia B. Elumba, together with DENR and CENRO agriculturists, planting radishes on a raised bed

Using seedlings, employees from all departments, alongside Director Elumba, transplanted various native vegetables at the Institute's grounds. Agriculturists from DENR and CENRO facilitated the activity by teaching proper transplanting, handling, and care of plants.


Held annually and spearheaded by PTRI's Human Resources Department, the Program aims to promote awareness on caring for the environment; encourage the abatement of climate change impacts; and foster camaraderie among the Institute's people.

Source: http://www.ptri.dost.gov.ph/2-uncategorised/209-planting-a-green-future-ptri-participates-in-annual-clean-and-green-program

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