Cebu City to create group to rescue trees

Doris C. Bongcac 07/03/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — They will be doing a different kind of rescue. This team that would consist of personnel from Cebu City’s Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) and City Environment and Natural Resources Office…

Cebu City gives encroachers of easement zone time to undo damage

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is urging violators of the easement zone in rivers and other waterways here to undo the damage and violation they have done if they don’t want the government to…

133 volunteers join Basura Run – Special Edition

Immae Lachica 09/21/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Earth warriors in Cebu gathered earlier today, September 21, to once again collect garbage from uptown Cebu City streets. The Basuran Run – Special Edition was their way of celebrating the World Clean-Up Day, said…

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…

Cebu City’s environment office will start to monitor how hospitals dispose their wastes

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/29/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CCENRO) will now be monitoring how hospitals in the city treat, store, and dispose of their infectious wastes following medical wastes found floating on…

Officials seek MGB assistance to assess soil cracks in Buhisan

Morexette Erram 10/19/2018

Around 300 individuals in Sitio Sandayong, Barangay Buhisan in Cebu City may be placed under pre-emptive evacuation. This after Cebu City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CCENRO) received reports from the barangay officials of Buhisan, a mountain…

CCENRO eyes city-wide plastic ban

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/15/2018

The Cebu City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CCENRO) is now eyeing to expand the ban of single-use plastics city-wide. CCENRO head Ma. Nida Cabrera said the Office of the Mayor has drafted a proposed ordinance to…

CCENRO may cancel weekend coastal cleanup activities

Norman Mendoza, Zena Magto 09/13/2018

  Cebu City Government may postpone their participation in the International Coastal Cleanup Day on Sunday (September 16). The possible postponement is in anticipation of the effects of super typhoon Ompong. Cebu City Environment and Natural Resources…

CCENRO to use biofences to trap garbage from Cebu City’s waterways

09/06/2018

Nets used as floaters will soon be installed on riverbanks and other waterways in Cebu City to prevent garbage from going out to sea. The initiative of the Cebu City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CCENRO) hopes…

Former CCENRO employee nabbed for extortion

Benjie B. Talisic 08/17/2018

  A former employee from the Cebu City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CCENRO) was arrested today for allegedly extorting private firms in exchange for environmental permits. “He was with Ccenro before. But when he was no…

CCENRO on garbage watch for Sinulog

Nestle S. Semilla 01/12/2018

Eco-stations for will be put up along the Sinulog route to minimize the volume of garbage on the streets. According to the Cebu City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CCENRO) Chief Nida Cabrera, the city has collected…

The right thing to do

Nestor Ramirez 05/30/2017

Instead of the original proposal of Mayor Tomas Osmeña to cut all the 2,185 trees affected by the implementation of the proposed Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system and replace them with new ones, I am happy that…

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