COA reminds Cebu City: Solid Waste Management Plan needs approval of national commission

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 07/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Commission on Audit (COA) is reminding the Cebu City government to have its 10-year Solid Waste Management (SWM) Plan approved by the National SWM Commission. In its 2019 Annual Audit Report, COA…

Night Market days are numbered — Market Authority

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Night Bazaar or more commonly known as the Night Market may last only up to January 31.  Jonil Matuguina, Market Authority head, said they would recommend to the mayor to…

Cenro wants designated smoking areas part of OBO, business permit requirements

Rosalie Abatayo 12/31/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Two years into the effectivity of Cebu City’s Anti-Smoking in Public Ordinance, the City Environment and Natural Resources Office (Cenro) admitted that several establishments are still non-compliant with the requirement of putting up…

City to dump garbage at SRP

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 12/16/2016

City to comply with CA ruling, SRP lot to be used as temporary waste transfer station Starting today (Saturday), the Cebu City government will start dumping the city’s collected garbage at the South Road Properties (SRP), which…

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…

Osmeña insists on keeping Inayawan landfill open

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/04/2016

CEBU City Mayor Tomas Osmeña is bent on using the Inayawan landfill for the city’s garbage despite complaints against the worsening stench coming from the facility. The mayor met with stakeholders mostly locators in the South Road…

Our choice, our future

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 03/20/2016

Yesterday, all roads led to the University of the Philippines-Cebu (UP Cebu) campus for the much-awaited second leg of the national presidential debate organized by the Commission on Elections. It is a credit to the leadership of…

SRP composting facility processes market wastes

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/30/2015

The Cebu city government started operating a small-scale composting facility in the South Road Properties (SRP) last week. “Initially, we can process one to two tons of garbage everyday from Carbon Market. These are biodegradable waste,” said…

Permit to cut trees available online

Mary Claire U. Catado 11/06/2015

THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR 7) has initiated an online application for the issuance of permit to cut trees. DENR 7 Enforcement Division Chief Ariel Rica said the online process will…

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