Landfill may destroy Aloguinsan tourism appeal

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 05/25/2018

ALOGUINSAN town may lose its appeal as an ecotourism destination if the landfill will continue to operate without mitigating measures, said Provincial Tourism Office (PTO) Head Joselito Costas. Aloguinsan, located about 70 kilometers southwest of Cebu City,…

Aloguinsan landfill is under CDO – EMB

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/24/2018

THE Aloguinsan landfill used by Cebu City to dump its garbage has an existing cease-and-desist order from the Environmental Management Bureau in Central Visayas (EMB-7). According to EMB-7 Regional Director William Cuñado, the landfill should not be…

Team Rama councilors block Osmeña’s plan to develop Binaliw lot as landfill

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/04/2018

The Team Rama councilors disapprove plans of Mayor Tomas Osmeña to develop a 1.7-hectare lot in Barangay Binaliw to be used as a landfill. Councilor Joel Garganera said the city government did not provide specific details on…

After landfill closure, what now?

STEPHEN CAPILLAS 05/03/2018

The Supreme Court ruling on the Inayawan landfill should spur Cebu City Hall to find ways to find a permanent alternative site where they can dump the city’s garbage and not have to pay hundreds of millions…

LANDFILL RULING

MAO BA? 05/02/2018

Netizens gave mixed reactions to a Supreme Court (SC) ruling that affirmed the petition for a Writ of Kalikasan on the Inayawan Landfill which ordered the Cebu City government to stop dumping garbage there. Former councilor Ma…

Cebu City Council disapproves Binaliw landfill site, MRF projects

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/30/2018

The Cebu City Council has disapproved the use of the 1.7 hectare property in Barangay Binaliw, Cebu City as a material recovery facility (MRF) and landfill site. With nine councilors voting against it, ARN Builders’ application to…

Private firm tapped for Inayawan landfill rehab plan

Nestle L. Semilla 02/18/2018

THE Cebu City Council has authorized Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña to enter into a contract with a private company to plan the rehabilitation of the Inayawan Sanitary Landfill. Councilors Sisinio Andales and Eugenio Gabuya passed a…

Gwen raises Korean trash, Inayawan landfill links

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/21/2017

THERE were “suspicious circumstances” that may link the shipment of 5,000 metric tons of trash from South Korea to Cebu to the closure of the Inayawan landfill. During yesterday’s resumption of the House Ecology Committee’s inquiry on…

P1M budget for Inayawan landfill deodorizers okayed

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/29/2017

THE Cebu City Council has approved yet another P1 million budget for the Inayawan landfill. This time, it is for the purchase of deodorizers for the landfill’s service area which is set to be cleared by the…

Why insist on using the landfill?

Ricky Poca 09/18/2017

I never gave attention to Cebu City’s garbage problem, but then my friends told me about the worsening problem of uncollected garbage in the city streets. I wonder why we have uncollected garbage when the mayor announced…

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