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Home Sections Ecology and the Environment "Join This Olympics and Get Gold" on Aug. 20, 2008, Wed., 7:30 p.m. (RP Time), on KK! @ DZRH-AM
"Join This Olympics and Get Gold" on Aug. 20, 2008, Wed., 7:30 p.m. (RP Time), on KK! @ DZRH-AM PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 18 August 2008 16:14

"Join This Olympics and Get Gold" on Aug. 20, 2008, Wed.,

7:30 p.m. (Manila Time), on KK! @ DZRH -AM


The 2008 Summer Olympic Games, which is now going on in Beijing, People's Republic of China, will end on August 24, 2008. Its theme, "One World, One Dream," covers three core concepts: "Green Olympics, High-tech Olympics, and People's Olympics." It reflects the "philosophies and ideals of the Chinese people since ancient times in their pursuit of harmony between man and nature and harmony among people."


While members of Team Philippines continue to play hard to get one or more gold medals in that Olympics, another type of Olympics offers easier opportunities for ALL to get gold. This is the Zero Basura Olympics that the National Solid Waste Management Commission (NSWMC), Earth Day Network Philippines, Zero Waste Recycling Movement of the Phil., Mother Earth Phil., Phil. Business for the Environment, EARTH Institute Asia, and other organizations launched  on June 20, 2008.


The Zero Basura Olympics aims to fast track the implementation of RA 2003, the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act. Its goal is to have resource recovery through total recycling, with established ecology center in every barangay.


Not everyone can join the Summer Olympics in Beijing or anywhere else in the future. And those who are able to join it cannot easily get gold or even lesser type of medals. But anyone can join the Zero Basura Olympics and get gold. How can one do so?


Editor’s Note: The episode on "Sustainable Development Challenges to the Banking Industry," which was tentatively scheduled on Aug. 20, 2008, will be aired in October 2008 when KK!  will already be on teleradio.

Hear the answer and some opportunities to get gold from even the most unlikely sources on August 20, 2008, Wed., 7:30-8:30 PM, as Kalikasan, Kaunlaran! (KK!), DZRH -AM radio, features NSWMC Executive Director Atty. Zoilo Andin, Jr. Waste recycling projects that ALL can participate in or do will be discussed by Mr. Ernest Estrera, Vice President for Marketing, Ramcar, Inc. and Ms. Veena Upadhyay, Director, Sulabh Int'l. Academy of Environmental Sanitation, India. Dr. Cora Claudio, President, EARTH Inst. Asia  directs and hosts KK!


Join also the contests, campaigns and projects of EARTH/KK! To join all, register as a KK! listener by texting 2299: earth<space>REG < name, age, sex, address, email address, and name of person who invited you to tune in, type of disability if you are a Person with Disability (PWD)>. The latter is for the database on PWDs that KK! is helping authorities to improve.


KK! is co-produced by EARTH Inst. Asia and DZRH , with the cooperation of the MAP, GREEN Army, PFST, TOWNS, PBE, AIJC, PEIA, DENR,, SanibLakas,  various egroups, and  others. It is at 666 kHz in Metro Manila and at other kHzs in other areas nationwide. It is globally accessible through or (or click this hyperlink, DZRH )


Join also KK!'s roster of partners-sponsors, such as, Unilever, Unilab, and Toby's Sports. Providing in-kind support this month are Delbros Supply Chain Solutions, MAP, Brahma Kumaris, Nokia, Ramcar/Motolite, and Arch. Paulo Alcazaren.


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