DepEd NCR by virtue of Repubic Act No. 9003 entitled Ecological Solid Waste Management Act 2000, launched the Regional Eco-Savers Program with the theme "Masigla, Malinis at Luntiang Kapaligiran Tungo sa Malusog at Mahabang BUhay " on November 8, 2012 at the Mini Forest of DepEd Manila.
Agro products of the region's divisions were displayed in different booths. Highlight of the whole day event was the signing of commitment of the different sectors who supported the program.
A fitness activity and walk for a cause which started at the Luneta was also held . It is hoped that with the eco-savers launch, DepEd regional participants will gain more awareness of the importance of the environment and promote eco-saver and greening programs in their divisions.