Greenpeace Southeast Asia


Conversations and lasting change by Chuck Baclagon

Greenpeace Toxic Campaigner presents to DENR Secretary Lito Atienza a bottle of toxic water collected from the waste collected from the Taytay dumpsite.

Greenpeace Toxic Campaigner presents to DENR Secretary Lito Atienza a bottle of toxic water collected from the waste collected from the Taytay dumpsite.

Organizationally we promote open, informed debate about society’s environmental choices. We use research, lobbying, and quiet diplomacy to pursue our goals, as well as high-profile, non-violent conflict to raise the level and quality of public debate.

Such can be said of the event that we did yesterday, we did a direct action in order to ignite well informed conversation around the issue of dumpsites. Conversations are the ideal form of communication in some respects, since they allow people with different views on a topic to learn from each other.

Below is an interesting conversation between a concerned citizen of Taytay who wrote to Beau Baconguis our resident expert on matters relating to toxic chemicals and water pollution.

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