Around 347 kilograms of assorted trash, mostly plastic bottles and wrappers, were collected from a clean-up activity conducted along Calbiga River in Samar.  This was done by the Calbiga River Maintenance and Monitoring Team, Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (MDRRMC) and Fishery Law Enforcement Team (FLET) in coordination with Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO)-Sta. Rita, Samar. The said activity aims to improve and protect the river and the water condition, including the safety of those situated along Calbiga River. This is part of the continuing activities in relation to the Search for Recognizing Individuals and Institutions Towards Vibrant and Enhanced Rivers (R.I.V.E.Rs) for Life Award wherein Calbiga River bagged the 2nd Place in the nationwide search in 2018.