CCENRO on garbage watch for Sinulog

Nestle S. Semilla 01/12/2018

Eco-stations for will be put up along the Sinulog route to minimize the volume of garbage on the streets. According to the Cebu City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CCENRO) Chief Nida Cabrera, the city has collected…

Bali declares ‘garbage emergency’ amid sea of waste

AFP 12/28/2017

  Bali’s palm-fringed Kuta beach has long been a favorite with tourists seeking sun and surf, but nowadays its golden shoreline is disappearing under a mountain of garbage. Plastic straws and food packaging are strewn between sunbathers,…

Don’t dump garbage in rivers, canals, Tisa folk told

Doris C. Bongcac 12/06/2017

Tisa barangay Captain Philip Zafra is asking his constituents to refrain from disposing their wastes into water bodies. Zafra said that the presence of garbage obstructs the flow of water on their rivers and canals. He said…

SINULOG GARBAGE WATCH

Inna Gian Mejia 12/05/2017

To encourage revelers to throw their trash in designated bins and to help the city’s street sweepers after the Sinulog Festival, the Cebu City government is introducing a program called “Sinulog Garbage Watch.” The program will involve…

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…

Pressure on at DPS on use of hauling budget

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/31/2017

WITH garbage reduction programs set to be in place, Cebu City Hall’s Department of Public Services (DPS) has been pressured not to fully use their proposed budget for garbage hauling services next year. The DPS has proposed…

Argao to ban smoking, burning of garbage, littering inside cemeteries

Doris C. Bongcac 10/29/2017

Burning of garbage, littering and smoking will be prohibited while inside cemeteries in the municipality of Argao, south Cebu during the All Saints and All Souls Day celebration to prevent environmental degradation. But town officials clarified that…

City deploys leased trucks to pick up barangay garbage

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/25/2017

Garbage trucks that the Cebu City government leased from Pasajero Motors Corporation (Pamocor) at P700 per hour are now deployed to collect garbage in the barangays. Councilor Eugenio Gabuya Jr. said the trucks are especially deployed to…

Rising garbage disposal costs

Editorial 10/20/2017

Will the budget allocated for Cebu City’s garbage collection and disposal be as cost-effective as the administration claims it to be, or will it be even costlier than the previous administration’s budget as what the opposition insists…

Study: World pollution deadlier than wars, disasters, hunger

AP 10/20/2017

NEW DELHI — Environmental pollution — from filthy air to contaminated water — is killing more people every year than all war and violence in the world, more than smoking, hunger or natural disasters, and more than…

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