This governance area obtained a rating of 4.38, a high rating but not yet excellent. The municipality has exerted efforts at improving its urban ecosystems management but more has to be done to attain an excellent rating.
The following will further improve this governance area:
1. ensure that every barangay has a material recovery facility;
2. move from open dumpsite facility to controlled dumpsite facility and finally to a sanitary landfill as a final disposal facility.
The proper maintenance of the environment is anchored on the improvement of solid waste collection practices. Pollution control and proper solid waste management are essential in preserving the integrity of the environment.