40 barangays non-compliant with ‘no segregation’ policy

Doris Mae Mondragon 04/04/2018

Cebu City’s Cenro head tags undisciplined garbage truck drivers, equipment lack The Cebu City government will try to address the lack of discipline among drivers of garbage collectors and lack of equipment as a way to help…

Village waste segregation compliance at 40 percent

Doris Mae Mondragon 03/21/2018

OVER 1,000 households were issued citation tickets for violating the “no segregation, no collection” policy on garbage since it was enforced on March 1, the City’s Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) said. Acting CENRO chief Nida…

Enforce, sustain waste segregation

Editorial 03/08/2018

As expected, politics was again a factor in the (re)birth pains of the waste segregation policy resumed by the Cebu City government starting last Thursday, March 1. Councilor Philip Zafra, president of the Association of Barangay Councils,…

Waste segregation anew

Editorial 02/28/2018

Unless there is a last minute announcement, it’s all systems go for the “no segregation, no collection” garbage disposal policy of Cebu City Hall today March 1, but based on last Monday’s disclosure by the City Environment…

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…

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