Las Piñas is one of the highly urbanized cities in the Philippines with deep respect for the environment.
Waste management is a well-known best practice in the city. Regular and efficient collection of garbage is done in over 250 private villages and subdivisions as well as the rest if the 20 barangays. The thousand-strong Kaagapay sa Kalinisan and Yellow Boys Volunteers are mobilized to maintain cleanliness on streets and major roads.
For those inclines in information technology (IT) may enroll at Dr. Filemon C. Aguilar Information Technology Traning Institute (DFCAITTI), also subsidized by the city. Diploma courses like computer programming, computer technology, and graphic arts are offered to 2,000 high school graduates every year. On top of the free tuition, students are provided with free transportation for them not to miss their classes. Most of its graduates are now gainfully employed as a programmers, computer technicians and graphic artists.
Las Piñas has the lowest expenses in waste management among the cities in Metro Manila. By managing its own garbage disposal, it enables the city government to save more than 100 million pesos annually. The savings are then spent on new infrastructure like roads, school buildings health centers, and other social development projects.