70-ton tarps recycled into tote bags

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The Quezon city government’s Vote to Tote program at SM North Edsa highlighted that more than 70 tons of election tarpaulins collected in the city were recycled as tote bags.

Women from marginalized communities and persons deprived of liberty participated in the recycling campaign and were represented during the launch of the SM Supermalls’ 100 Days of Happiness.

The “happiness walk” was attended by representatives of various sectors and city officials, including Mayor Joy Belmonte and Vice Mayor Gian Sotto.

Also present in the event were SM Supermalls president Steven Tan, designer Zarah Juan, executive director of Spark PH Maica Teves, Girl Scouts of the Philippines national president Dr. Cristina Yuson, and Dustin Michael Ngo of Brownies Unlimited.

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