<span>A man tries to look for recyclable materials on Manila Bay which seems to be covered in garbage following heavy rains brought on by Tropical Storm "Carina," August 1, 2016.</span>
<span>'Maninisid' or fisherman Restituto Estiola ,55, heads into the waters of Manila Bay walking past the tons of plastic garbage scattered on the shore of Freedom Island in Las Pinas-Paranaque Protected Critical Habitat Area. Every year on June 5 the the world observes the 'World Environment Day' calling for the preservation and taking care of the environment.</span>
<span>A man and a child collects plastic materials from the pile of garbage floating along a river in Pretil, Tondo Manila on March 27, 2015. Environmental groups are protesting the impact of plastic consumption to human health and the environment.</span>
<span>Workers scavenge for recyclable items at the Payatas Sanitary Landfill in Quezon City on March 17, 2015. The group Alyansa ng mga Nagkakaisa sa Payatas is protesting the on-going operations at the landfill as the open dumpsite's proximity to the residents of the urban poor resettlement area in Lupang Pangako has caused adverse effects on their health.</span>