Village ‘eco chiefs’ to monitor waste segregation, disposal

Nestle L. Semilla 02/08/2018

Barangay environmental officers (BEOs) will be stationed in each of Cebu City’s garbage “hotspots” to monitor the implementation of the city government’s waste segregation program. These BEOs will issue citation tickets and fine residents who won’t comply…

Enforce waste segregation at household level, officials told

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 06/18/2017

CEBU City Hall should “get its act together” in enforcing waste segregation at the household level to help solve the city’s garbage problem, a local representative of the environmental group Greenpeace said yesterday. “Segregation of biodegradable and…

WHAT’S IN A NAME?

John Carlo Villaruel, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 12/19/2016

A dumpsite by any other name would still smell as awful. Cebu City continues to dump garbage at the SRP lot It’s been three days since Cebu City started dumping its garbage, averaging 500 tons per day,…

Environmental awareness and action

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 11/13/2016

Conscious of the fact that education is key to awareness and action to protect our dying Earth and the guaranteed rights of our people to a “balanced and healthful ecology”, a law, Republic Act No. 9512, known…

New garbage collection sked starts Sunday

Nestle L. Semilla 10/14/2016

The Department of Public Services (DPS) announced the implementation of the new garbage collection schedule in Cebu City that will start tomorrow. DPS assistant head John Paul Gelasque urged the public to heed the new schedule from…

PUNISH TRASH VIOLATORS

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/05/2016

Cebu City ends leniency on those who fail to segregate Mounds of stinking garbage are reported in many Cebu City barangays, and when the rain pours, rivers of floodwater rise in the metropolis, at times carrying the…

No letup in waste segregation

Editorial 10/03/2016

The initial week-long assessment of Cebu City Hall that half of city residents were unable to practice waste segregation should not be used as an excuse to discontinue nor diminish it as a priority program to resolve…

Waste segregation now a must

Editorial 07/05/2016

Now that the Inayawan landfill is “open for business” again, the enforcement of the “no segregation, no collection” policy/ordinance of the Cebu City government is not only critical but should be a public mandate for every city…

Courts to segregate records of old cases

Izobelle T. Pulgo 07/03/2016

COURT personnel will start segregating and extracting records of terminated cases that are five years old and above as well as old notarized documents and foreclosure of mortgage petitions this month. In a notice issued to the…

Cebu City’s garbage volume dropped

07/01/2016

The volume of garbage that was collected days after the opening of Inayawan Sanitary landfill was less than half of the 800-ton waste collected on opening day, which was attributed to the strict implementation of the waste…

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