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…

Returning to Inayawan landfill

Editorial 09/13/2017

The Cebu City Council’s approval of the P52.4 million worth of rehabilitation and remediation projects for the Inayawan landfill came before the council experienced yet another major numbers shakeup with the departure of Councilor Hanz Abella for…

City readies for landfill rehab

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/11/2017

PREPARATIONS to implement the P52.4 million worth of rehabilitation and remediation projects for the Inayawan landfill are now in the offing. According to Councilor Eugenio Gabuya Jr., head of the City Council’s committee on public services, they…

Landfill plans

Editorial 09/01/2017

There is a valid point to the objection against proposed projects for the Inayawan landfill/dumpsite in Cebu City without a closure plan that would pave the way for its eventual rehabilitation. All three of the proposed plans…

‘No projects without landfill plan’

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 08/30/2017

Any improvements or projects to be done at the Inayawan landfill should wait until a comprehensive closure plan is finalized for the site, opposition Barug Team Rama councilors said yesterday. In yesterday’s City Council session, the opposition…

Osmeña sues Rama, BAC for use of Consolacion landfill

Inna Gian Mejia, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 08/25/2017

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña has made good his threat to file cases against officials of the previous administration over the alleged anomalous transaction involving the use of a private landfill in Consolacion town. Osmeña, representing the…

Landfill approach

Editorial 06/19/2017

The Cebu City government has apparently seen the futility of spending hundreds of millions of pesos a year for the collection and disposal of the city’s garbage that it had finally confirmed plans to build its own…

The right move

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Nestle L. Semilla, Victor Anthony V. Silva 05/13/2017

After more than a year of bickering over how to manage the city’s garbage problems, the Cebu City government is finally taking what many consider as “a step in the right direction” as it partners with the…

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