Truckloads of garbage from cleanup of Tumalog Falls

Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/17/2018

Three dumptrucks-full of plastic, candy wrappers, empty bags of junk food and biodegradable waste were collected in just four hours, from Tumalog Falls in Oslob town during a cleanup drive which started yesterday. initiated by the local…

MAO BA?

MAO BA? 04/11/2018

MOUNTING GARBAGE Online photos showing 2,010 kilos of garbage collected during the clean-up drive on Sumilon Island in Oslob town in southern Cebu last Tuesday upset a lot of netizens. Reynaldo Bandalan Briton Jr. wrote, “Environmental protection…

Garbage culture

Editorial 04/01/2018

Holy Week has yet again seen a stinking trail of evidence that Filipinos have embraced neither the spirituality of ecological stewardship nor the principle of responsible tourism. From the beaches of Santa Fe municipality in the island…

ISLAND GARBAGE

MAO BA? 04/01/2018

The sight of trash littering the shoreline of Sta. Fe, Bantayan Island, Cebu despite reminders to visitors to properly dispose of their garbage angered netizens. Jun Jimenez Tariman commented, “They’re all Cebuanos who are mostly katkat and…

GARBAGE WOES

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/31/2018

Unless they want Santa Fe’s famous white beaches to be closed down like Boracay Island, Mayor Jose Esgana advised resort owners, tourists and citizens to strictly adhere to environmental laws on proper waste disposal. “If the national government…

Council resolution sought to address garbage problem in Tejero, Mabolo

Morexette B. Erram 03/17/2018

Due to numerous complaints of uncollected garbage along the sidewalks of two north district barangays in Cebu City, the Cebu City Council passed a resolution requiring inspection the concerned areas. In the said resolution, the city council…

City to dump garbage in Aloguinsan, Lacion

Doris Mae C. Mondragon 03/12/2018

PAMOCOR HAULING DEAL OKAYED Pasajero Motors Corp. (Pamocor) will continue to haul garbage for the Cebu City government after the Cebu City Council approved during an Executive Session on Monday the renewed memorandum of agreement for the…

50 households fined as garbage scheme starts

Nestle L. Semilla 03/02/2018

NO SEGREGATION, NO COLLECTION POLICY The Cebu City Environmental and Natural Resources Office (CCENRO) started issuing citation tickets to residents who failed to comply with the “no segregation, no collection” policy yesterday. As of Friday noon, CCENRO…

Unsegregated garbage will no longer be collected

Chris Evert Ruffolo, Nestle L. Semilla 02/28/2018

CEBU CITY SAYS IT’S FINAL! Starting today, March 1, the Cebu City government will again make another attempt to strictly enforce its “no segregation, no collection” garbage policy. It is a tall order considering that not one…

Three out of 80 villages submitted garbage skeds

Doris Mae Mondragon 02/26/2018

Only two days to go before Cebu City Hall enforces its “no segregation, no collection” garbage disposal policy and only three out of the city’s 80 barangays have submitted their garbage collection schedules. “We cannot finish the…