Landfill plans

Editorial 09/01/2017

There is a valid point to the objection against proposed projects for the Inayawan landfill/dumpsite in Cebu City without a closure plan that would pave the way for its eventual rehabilitation. All three of the proposed plans…

Boat used to dump mayor found

Leo Udtohan 06/10/2017

SEARCH FOR GISELA BONIEL Bien Unido, Bohol — Traces of blood were found on a motorized boat believed to have been used in transporting Mayor Gisela Boniel of Bien Unido town, Bohol, when she was dumped into…

Sri Lanka garbage dump collapse kills 11

04/15/2017

COLOMBO — The death toll from a collapsed garbage mountain in Sri Lanka’s capital rose to 11 Saturday, officials said, with the disaster destroying 145 homes. Colombo National Hospital spokesperson Pushpa Soysa said two boys and two…

SRP expected to be clear of garbage next week

Morexette Erram 01/07/2017

HEAVY equipment and dump trucks were immediately deployed by Jomara Konstruckt Corp. to the transfer station at the South Road Projects (SRP) in order to clear the area of garbage left there after the lapse of the…

Garbage woes reported in Mactan

Norman V. Mendoza 01/07/2017

Residents of Barangay Mactan, Lapu-Lapu City have complained against the foul smell of garbage emanating from a private lot used by the city to dump tons of trash. The lot, owned by Maviche Hauling Services, sits beside…

Council meets to approve urgent funds for garbage

Inna Mejia, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/03/2017

In order to haul the remaining garbage from the temporary transfer station at the South Road Properties (SRP) to a final dumping site, the Cebu City government is proposing another emergency procurement. The City Council is expected…

AFTER ALL, LACION

Morexette Erram 12/28/2016

Cebu City trash still ends up in the private landfill in Consolacion, six months after Mayor Tomas Osmeña rejected its use Six months after Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña rejected the use of the private landfill in…

Dumpsite?

Editorial 12/28/2016

This part of the road in Sitio Tunga, Barangay Tanke in Talisay City has become a dumpsite, with garbage piling up every day. A resident sent a message to Cebu Daily News Facebook Page complaining about the…

Hauling of garbage out of SRP delayed

Morexette Erram 12/28/2016

At least 20 dump trucks of the Jomara Konstruct Corporation (formerly reported as Jomara Services), which was committed to be delivered from Surigao Province, has not arrived as of 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday. The dumptrucks were expected…

Cebu City to ask CA to allow use of Inayawan landfill

Morexette Erram 12/23/2016

The Cebu City government will file a petition asking the Court of Appeals (CA) to allow the use of the Inayawan landfill at Barangay Inayawan, Cebu City as a temporary dumping site until the administration can find…

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