About

The Solid Waste Management Association of the Philippines (SWAPP), Inc. is a non-stock, non-profit association with membership from national government agencies, local government units, institutional organizations, professionals, academe, students and solid waste management practitioners who are committed to the proper management of solid waste for a sustainable environment.

In sixteen (16) years of SWAPP existence, the association operates as small non-government organization duly registered in SEC and BIR with a multi-sectoral interdisciplinary network of solid waste management professionals and practitioners.

The association aims to build capacity of each member to manage solid waste problems in their respective areas. SWAPP provides trainings, technical assistance, research, information exchange, and network building as in providing and undertaking accredited technical/vocational courses on SWM with the Technical and Educational Skills Development Authority or TESDA.

Objectives

Enhance the knowledge and skills of SWM practitioners to plan and implement integrated solid waste management programs and projects Promote information exchange and develop linkages and partnerships among SWM practitioners Advocate for policy reforms to strengthen LGU capacity to implement SWM programs and projects
Disseminate information on the different technologies but without endorsing any specific technology Develop a research agenda on solid waste management as basis for conducting specific research studies

Board of Directors

GRACE P. SAPUAY
President

MARLON DE LUNA ERA
Executive Vice-President

EMMA M. ESCOVER
VP for Luzon

MA. JUDEA MILLORA
VP for NCR

EMMANUEL CRUCIO
VP for Visayas

LUIS RAMON RODRIGUEZ
VP for Mindanao

LIZA K. PAGKALINAWAN
Treasurer

EMELITA C. AGUINALDO
Asst. Treasurer

ANABEL H. GARCIA
Secretary

ALEX LAGUISMA
Asst. Secretary

CRISPIAN LAO
Asst. PRO

Atty. DWIGHT M. RAMOS
Legal Officer