SC affirms Writ of Kalikasan vs Inayawan landfill

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 05/01/2018

THE Inayawan Sanitary Landfill in Cebu City shall remain closed. The Supreme Court (SC) has affirmed a ruling of the appellate court that ordered the permanent closure of the landfill until it is fully rehabilitated. In a…

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…

Materials recovery facility eyed at Inayawan landfill

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/08/2017

CEBU City Hall wants to set up a centralized materials recovery facility (MRF) inside the already closed Inayawan landfill. Councilor Eugenio Gabuya Jr. authored an ordinance to put up an MRF in the closed landfill’s five-hectare service…

LANDFILL ‘REHAB’ GETS P52 MILLION

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/10/2017

Barug Team Rama questions the spending since the city government has no concrete plan yet on what to do with a rehabilitated Inayawan landfill Do not be surprised to see activities inside the Inayawan landfill soon. But…

Osmeñas subject of complaint before Office of the President

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

THE drama surrounding Cebu City’s use of the Inayawan landfill seems to continue to hound the mayor, and this time including his wife. The landfill had been the subject of the first-ever Writ of Kalikasan issued in…

Shared problem

Editorial 02/06/2017

Seven months after he assumed office, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña finds himself resorting to palliative solutions to resolve the mounting garbage problem in the city after a court ruled against his original plan to reopen the…

DPWH workers complain about stench from garbage at SRP

Inna Mejia, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/27/2017

Personnel from the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) office are the latest people to complain of the stench coming from the garbage left to be transferred at the temporary transfer station in the South Road…

Council grants emergency powers to Osmeña anew

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/06/2017

The Cebu City Council passed a resolution allowing Mayor Tomas Osmeña to hire the services of a private garbage hauler for the second time on Friday morning after a special session at the city hall. During the…

SRP dumping continues

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/29/2016

FOR now, Cebu City will continue using the transfer station in the South Road Properties (SRP) to dump its garbage. According to Department of Public Services (DPS) head Roberto Cabarrubias, they have no other choice but to…

SRP: DUMPSITE NO MORE?

Morexette Erram 12/27/2016

City starts taking garbage out of South Road Properties. But the hauling fee is higher than what was paid during the Rama administration, says Councilor Joel Garganera Here’s one good news: The tons of trash that have…

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