Operators get Cenro’s notice to proceed with Binaliw landfill operations

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 02/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The operators of the Binaliw landfill are one step closer to operating the 15-hectare landfill in Barangay Binaliw after they received a notice to proceed with their operations from the Cebu City Environment…

Cebu’s Cenro goes all out with river cleanup drive

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 02/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–The Cebu City Environment and Natural Resources Office (Cenro) envisions that in six months, Cebu City’s upstream river systems will be reclassified to “Class C” or rivers safe for bathing. This was the pronouncement of…

Clean-up of Bulacao river set on Feb. 22

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/30/2019

Cebu City, Philippines – The down stream of the Bulacao River, one of the “dead” rivers identified by state environmental officers, will undergo a clean-up and will then be placed under monitoring.  Ma. Nida Cabrera, chief of…

EMB-7: Two Cebu City rivers considered as ‘dead’

Morexette Marie Erram 01/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Environment Management Bureau in Central Visayas (EMB-7) has directed the Cebu City government to implement rehabilitation programs to revive especially the down streams of at least two major water bodies that are…

Ten threats to global health in 2019 according to the World Health Organization

Marc Cosep 01/29/2019

Cebu City, Philippines – Every year, the World Health Organization (WHO) puts out a list of the most pressing issues that face global health. It changes every year as WHO tries to zero in on what needs…

Viral thread urges people to save the Philippine eagle

Ellah Quieta 01/28/2019

In efforts to save the iconic Philippine eagle – a national treasure symbolizing the Philippine identity,  netizens from all around the Philippines initiated a move to protect the Phlippine eagle, which is now considered as an endangered…

Zero-Waste Month: Globe says NO to plastic, launches  ‘Wag Sa Single Use Plastic” campaign

PR 01/27/2019

Globe Telecom joins several organizations that have taken a stance against the proliferation of plastics by instituting a ban on single use plastics within its headquarters at The Globe Tower.  The company also embarked on an employee…

Waste treatment firm resumes operations, eyes Cebu’s hospital wastes

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The state’s environment department has allowed a Cebu-based waste treatment facility to resume  collecting and disposing infectious wastes from hospitals. In a press conference held at City Sports Club, Cebu City today, Saturday…

EMB-7 to conduct strict monitoring on waste management of establishments

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/24/2019

Cebu City, Philippines – Waste management facilities in Central Visayas can expect ‘stringent’ inspections from the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB-7) in the coming weeks. In a statement sent to reporters, EMB-7 said it will be conducting inspections…

Talisay City gov’t, EMB temporarily shut down firm where ‘red water discharge’ originated

Futch Anthony Inso and Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Authorities are now ordering for the temporary closure of a private firm found out to have been discharged red-colored water directly into the sea in Barangay Dumlog, Talisay City, which went viral over…

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