Inayawan landfill closed for good

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/07/2018

The Supreme Court has made it final and executory its decision to order the permanent closure of the Inayawan landfill. A copy of the High Court’s decision issued on May 29 was received by the Cebu City…

CCENRO to use biofences to trap garbage from Cebu City’s waterways

09/06/2018

Nets used as floaters will soon be installed on riverbanks and other waterways in Cebu City to prevent garbage from going out to sea. The initiative of the Cebu City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CCENRO) hopes…

Biofence use seen to prevent garbage from flowing to sea

Delta Dyrecka Letigio USJ-R Journalism Intern 09/06/2018

The Cebu City Environmental and Natural Resources Offices (CCENRO) will be putting up biofences on rivers and creeks to prevent garbage from reaching the coastal area. CCENRO officer-in-charge Nida Cabrera, said that biofences are made of recycled…

Garbage hauling funds eyed in budget

Morexette Marie B. Erram and USJ-R Intern Zena Magto. 08/08/2018

ADDITIONAL funds for Cebu City’s garbage hauling and collection constitute the bulk of the P66 million second supplemental budget request addressed to the City Council. Of that amount, about P47 million was requested by City Hall’s Department…

Sumilon Island ‘almost’ garbage free

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 07/18/2018

Four months since the local government of Oslob in southern Cebu started to implement a cleanup drive on Sumilon Island, garbage volume at the popular tourism destination has already decreased by around 80 percent. Alex Gumapon, Oslob…

Cops appeal to Sona rallyists: Bring your own garbage bag

Inquirer.net 07/18/2018

THE chief of the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) yesterday appealed to State of the Nation Address (Sona) demonstrators to clean up the garbage that might arise during their rallies. QCPD Director Chief Supt. Joselito Esquivel Jr.…

Garbage loaders to be paid by output

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/11/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña said he will consider a proposal to pay garbage truck loaders based on the volume of trash they collect. “But let’s start with a small place. If it works then expand a…

Tomas looks to Mandaue plastics ban as benchmark

Intern 06/07/2018

In pushing for a total plastic ban in Cebu City, Mayor Tomas Osmeña is looking to Mandaue City’s enforcement of its own plastics ban as both reference and benchmark. In last Wednesday’s press conference, Osmeña said he…

Hauler urged: Be more careful in transporting garbage to Aloguinsan

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/16/2018

BE more careful in transporting garbage to a private landfill in Aloguinsan town. This was the advice of Roberto Cabarrubias, Department of Public Services chief, to Pasajero Motors Corp. (Pamocor), the city’s garbage hauling contractor, after receiving…

Cleanup drives yield tons of garbage in tourist spots

Norman V. Mendoza and Jessa Mae O. Sotto 05/05/2018

Lapu-Lapu/Malapascua A cleanup drive initiated by the Lapu-Lapu City government yielded around 20 tons of garbage. The cleanup drive, dubbed as “Limpyo Lapu-Lapu 2018” involved all of the city’s 30 barangays and was participated in by government…

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