15-foot python rescued in Lapu-Lapu

Futch Anthony Inso 09/28/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu–The attempt to measure the size of a reticulated python caused a disturbance at the Lapu-Lapu City Hall on Monday, September 28, 2020. This after the python, which was later measured to be around 15-feet…

Cenro: Providing trash bins in all public places ‘too expensive’ for city

Rosalie Abatayo 12/31/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CCenro) has renewed its call for the public to dispose of their garbage properly. Providing trash bins in public places, however, is a different story.…

Pasil market clean-up: 15 unauthorized stalls closed down, drainage declogging underway

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City Market Authority in coordination with the barangays and the City Environment and Natural Resources Office (Cenro) has closed down 15 unauthorized stalls in the second major clearing operation at the Pasil Public…

Danao City gov’t implements plastic ban

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 09/27/2018

THE Danao City government has started to ban single-use plastics, starting on Tuesday, Sept 25. Engineer Leonidez Martel, the head of City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) in Danao City, said the city passed an ordinance…

3 trucks held for ‘illegal’ quarry

Inna Gian Mejia 08/04/2017

LOCAL enforcement team under the Office the Mayor recently impounded three dump trucks which were found hauling minerals from a quarry site allegedly operated by Kalunasan Barangay Captain Nunilon Monares Jr. In a news conference yesterday, Mayor…

Open dumping in Lapu village

Norman V. Mendoza 03/06/2017

OFFICIALS of Barangay Punta Engaño, Lapu-Lapu City were ordered to clear the garbage at Santa Lucia following complaints from residents there. Boy Padilla, chief of Lapu-Lapu City Hall’s City Environment and Natural Resources Office (Cenro), said they…

Firm under probe for dumping wastes

Dominic D. Yasay 02/07/2017

The Mandaue City government ordered a halt in the dumping of solid wastes from private company in a 2,000-square meter private lot in Barangay Tingub, Mandaue City yesterday. Placido Jerusalem, acting Mandaue City Environment and Natural Resources…

Anti-littering law of Mandaue to be strictly imposed

Dominic D. Yasay 01/24/2017

BUSINESS establishments in Mandaue City are warned not to indiscriminately dump their trash outside their buildings and along the streets, or they would be fined or even possibly lose their business permits. Araceli Barlam, City Environment and…

Lower plastic garbage volume in Mandaue

Norman V. Mendoza 10/10/2016

MANDAUE City’s environment office said they noticed a drop in the volume of plastic waste collected from commercial establishments since the plastic ban ordinance took effect last August. Araceli Barlam, head of Mandaue City Hall’s City Environment…

2 fast food outlets, 30 other establishments violate Mandaue City’s ban on plastic bags

Julit C. Jainar 08/08/2016

THE City Environment and Natural Resources Office (Cenro) of Mandaue City submitted yesterday names of two fast food chains whose business permits are subject for revocation after violating the city’s Plastic Bag Prohibition Ordinance of 2010. Under…

Mandaue’s plastic ban yields violators

Norman V. Mendoza 08/02/2016

MANDAUE City’s first day in enforcing the plastic ban last Monday resulted in the apprehension of 14 owners of retail stores in the Mandaue City public market. Placido Jerusalem, acting chief of the City Environment and Natural…

Talisay gov’t to create env’t office

Carmel Loise Matus 07/23/2016

THE Talisay City government is establishing a City Environment and Natural Resources Office (Cenro) to address the city’s environmental concerns. The Talisay City Council approved the creation of the city’s Cenro in last week’s session. The resolution,…

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