Village ‘eco chiefs’ to monitor waste segregation, disposal

Nestle L. Semilla 02/08/2018

Barangay environmental officers (BEOs) will be stationed in each of Cebu City’s garbage “hotspots” to monitor the implementation of the city government’s waste segregation program. These BEOs will issue citation tickets and fine residents who won’t comply…

Vintage bomb found in IT Park to be transported to Toledo for proper disposal

Nestle L. Semilla 12/19/2017

Operations at the Cebu IT Park in Barangay Apas, Cebu City returned to normal after a vintage bomb that was recovered in a construction site in the area is set to be transferred to Carmen Copper in…

Tomas: Pagcor oks use of P26.8M for garbage disposal

Inna Gian Mejia, JOSE SANTINO BUNACHITA 07/21/2017

  Pending approval of the P151.2 million that Cebu City mayor Tomas Osmeña is asking for, City Hall is turning to its share of Pagcor funds to take care of its garbage expenses for at least a…

WHO WILL IT BE?

Inquirer.net 06/19/2017

KaTropa have two imports at their disposal, still undecided who to use Game Tomorrow: (Smart Araneta Coliseum) 7 p.m. – San Miguel Beer vs TNT KaTropa TNT KaTropa is still undecided on which import to play in…

TRASH DISPOSAL COST TO RISE TO P300M IN CEBU CITY

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/16/2017

Cebu City’s spending on garbage disposal is now projected to breach the P300 million level before the year ends. The staggering amount will be more than twice the P135 million that was spent by the previous Rama…

MAO BA?

Editorial 05/01/2017

PENSIVE An official raised his eyebrow on a photo of himself in a newspaper which showed him being grilled during a public hearing. He said contrary to the photo’s caption, he wasn’t pensive at the time. “I…

Looking the other way

Editorial 01/04/2017

It’s no small irony to learn that Jomara Konstruckt Corp., the private hauler contracted by the Cebu City government to handle the city’s mounting garbage, is dumping the city’s refuse to the private landfill site in Barangay…

City pushes for proper disposal of mercury

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 08/25/2016

THE Cebu City government would implement the Managing Special Waste ordinance or City Ordinance 2450 on the proper disposal of mercury waste, especially at the household level, according to former Cebu City councilor Nida Cabrera. The City…

Sardines for garbage eyed

Dominic D. Yasay, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Nestle L. Semilla 08/23/2016

How to get Cebu City residents to personally turn over their garbage to the collectors? How about giving them canned sardines? Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña disclosed his proposal to reporters, saying this may help the city…

Waste segregation now a must

Editorial 07/05/2016

Now that the Inayawan landfill is “open for business” again, the enforcement of the “no segregation, no collection” policy/ordinance of the Cebu City government is not only critical but should be a public mandate for every city…