Boracay residents welcome cleanup, lament ‘cesspool’ tag

Inquirer.net 02/11/2018

ILOILO CITY — Boracay residents and business operators welcome the six-month deadline set by President Rodrigo Duterte for the government to address problems plaguing the island, but some of them lamented his statement calling the country’s prime…

Cemetery cleanup nets tons of trash

Rosalie O. Abatayo 11/03/2017

  As people returned to their homes after visiting their departed loved ones last November 1 and 2, tons of garbage were left behind in Cebu City’s public cemeteries. The Department of Public Services (DPS), yesterday, began…

DENR to lead SRP cleanup

Patricia Erlaine N. Luardo 09/15/2017

CELEBRATING ICC DAY For the 32nd celebration of International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) Day with the theme “Together for our Ocean,” the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR-7) will take the lead in cleaning…

Globe holds beach cleanup in Boracay

PR 05/04/2017

Labor Day weekend AS part of LaBoracay festivities that included hosting #GlobeSunkissed party at White House, Station 1 in Boracay, Globe Telecom spearheaded the Boracay beach cleanup to ensure that the country’s favorite summer getaway is back…

underwater cleanup Scuba divers retrieve 100 kilograms of trash

Norman V. Mendoza 02/17/2017

More than a hundred scuba divers gathered 103 kilograms of trash and 43 coral-eating crown-of-thorns starfish during the “Dive Against Debris” annual underwater cleanup last Saturday at Crimson Resort in Barangay Mactan, Lapu-Lapu City. The program was…

Lapu kicks off cleanup drive

Norman V. Mendoza 07/30/2016

THE Lapu-Lapu City government kicked off a series of cleanup activities yesterday in Barangay Basak. This yearly tradition of Mayor Paz Radaza will be held all throughout the city until the year’s end. The activity was joined…

Mandaue drug suspects clean CICC grounds

Edison Delos Angeles 07/12/2016

About 100 self-confessed drug users and peddlers coming from Mandaue City’s 28 barangays helped clean the vicinity of the Cebu International Convention Center (CICC) on Tuesday afternoon as part of their rehabilitation program. On Thursday, the group…

They run to rid streets of garbage

Glendale G. Rosal 06/25/2016

They run to keep fit. They also run to clean the environment. Yesterday, Cebu Ultrarunners Club (CUC) President-turned-environmentalist, Tony Galon led a band of 50 runners in the first-ever “Basura Run” that started and finished at the…

Volunteers clean up schools

Julit C. Jainar, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 05/30/2016

Volunteers flocked to Cebu City Central School (CCCS) and Mandaue City Comprehensive National High School (MCCNHS) to help clean and beautify the schools in preparation for the opening of classes on June 13. The week-long Brigada Eskwela…

Lapu resort’s underwater cleanup nets plastic, bottles

Norman V. Mendoza, PR 02/16/2016

Crimson Resort & Spa Mactan organized the second Dive Against Debris, together with the Lapu-Lapu City government and the different organizations including Task Force Kalikasan and CFARM. The event was participated by more than 80 divers from…

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