The City of Bacoor was recognized by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ Environmental Management Bureau Calabarzon Region for being an active partner in the protection of our fragile natural resources through the implementation of RA 9003, the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000, and for its sustainable practices using Best Environmental Technology and Best Environmental Practices. Barangay Panapaan 5 was likewise recognized for its active involvement in the search for the cleanest and greenest barangays and for initiating programs and activities promoting sustainable development and environment conservation.