Informal settlers in Tipolo Creek told to vacate for a flood control project

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/27/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City will be clearing the Tipolo Creek of informal settlers to implement flood control projects. Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes said that he will be talking to Atty. Johnbee Biton, the acting…

13K tons of garbage collected in Cebu City’s ‘biggest’ coastal clean-up

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 06/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The fourth Cebu City-wide coastal and riverside clean-up collected a total of 13,000 tons of garbage in the four-hour activity conducted by various groups on June 19, 2021. Reymar Hijarra, the subcommittee chairperson…

11.6 tons of trash collected in Bulacao River clean-up

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines –The cities of Cebu and Talisay collected at least 11.6 tons of garbage in the four-hour massive joint clean-up of the Bulacao River on Friday morning, November 29, 2019. According to Lawyer John Jigo…

Chinese troops join Hong Kong cleanup as protesters retreat

Associated Press 11/17/2019

  HONG KONG — Chinese troops came out of the barracks in Hong Kong on Saturday — not to quell protests but to help clean up. It was a rare public appearance by the People’s Liberation Army…

Consolacion town clean-up generates 5K kilos of trash

Norman V. Mendoza 09/21/2019

CONSOLACION, Cebu – Around 5, 000 kilos of garbage were collected during a clean-up drive in the coastal area of Barangay Laray in Consolacion town this morning, September 21. The activity, which was in celebration of the…

Labella, Cortes tell creekside dwellers: Help in Mahiga Creek rehabilitation

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The implementation of government initiated clean-up drives are not enough to address the build-up of garbage at the Mahiga Creek. Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella directed especially Mabolo barangay captain Frank Gajudo to…

Cortes, Labella lead Mahiga Creek clean-up

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 09/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines –  Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes and Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella led the clean-up of the Mahiga Creek this morning, September 14. The two officials met at the Subangdaku bridge that serves as…

Cebu environment office expects challenging Mahiga Creek clean-up

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–The Cebu City Environment and Natural Resources Office (Cenro) is expecting the clean-up for the Mahiga Creek to be challenging, even if both cities of Cebu and Mandaue will be working together. The scheduled clean-up…

Cebu Cenro needs help cleaning up Mahiga Creek

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City Environment and Natural Resources Office (Cenro) is calling on volunteers and establishments to help them in the clean up of the Mahiga Creek on Saturday, September 14, 2019. Lawyer John Jigo Dacua, the…

Volunteers collect 45 tons of garbage during clean-up of Basak San Nicolas swamp

Doris C. Bongcac 08/24/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least 45 tons of garbage were collected during a clean-up drive this morning, August 24, in a swamp in Sitio Lusimba, Barangay Basak San Nicolas in Cebu City. The Department of Environment…

Cebu City’s Cenro, volunteers clean-up swamp in Brgy Basak San Nicolas

Doris C. Bongcac 08/24/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (Cenro) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR-7) organized earlier today, August 24, a clean-up drive in Sitio Lusimba, Barangay Basak…

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…

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