June 13, 2019—The Mandaue City Parole and Probation Office celebrates the World Environment Month by adopting the Cotcot river as one of its beneficiaries for their Restorative Justice Program
Examples of restorative outcomes from the program include restitution, community work service and any other program or response designed to accomplish reparation of the victim, and the reintegration of the victims and/or offenders.
The Coastal Conservation and Education Foundation (CCEF) was invited to be a resource speaker during the said event to discuss about the significance of coastal conservation and the impact of plastics to marine pollution.
CCEF Project Coordinator, Alyza Tan discussed about the Problem with Plastic how the plastic problem started and what we could do about it. The discussion highlights the impact of plastics to marine life and the economy, the 5Rs, Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Repurpose and Recycle, as well as the different ways we could support the protection of the oceans.