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× EcoWaste: Hazard pay for garbage collectors, our environmental frontliners

MANILA, Philippines --- Pro-environmental watchdog EcoWaste Coalition has proposed to the government the granting of hazard pay for garbage collectors, who are being exposed to health risks while carrying out their duties amid the threat posed by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

The group on Tuesday said that it has sent letters to four department secretaries.

EcoWaste pointed out that…

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