Communications Hub Team
Khate Nolasco handles the #breakfreefromplastic movement’s website. She is also currently an elected official who chairs the Environment Committee of Barangay Potrero, Malabon City in the Philippines, a community of more than 45,000 people.
In 2010, Khate started as a youth leader and co-founded Potrero United Youth Organization, a group of youth volunteers in the barangay. For the past decade, it has produced numerous programs and activities which tackle various problems its community is facing.
Through the help of #breakfreefromplastic member Mother Earth Foundation Philippines, Potrero has been a Zero Waste Community since 2015. In the same year, it was awarded as the Best in Solid Waste Management in Metro Manila. Khate leads the monitoring and implementation of the community’s waste segregation.