DPS collects 140 tons of garbage since Oct. 13 flood

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Department of Public Services (DPS) collected 140 tons of garbage in their continous clearing operations since the flashfloods on Tuesday night.  Lawyer John Jigo Dacua, head of the DPS, said…

Lesser trash collected in Sinulog 2020

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The trash collected after this year’s Sinulog Festival is lesser compared to last year’s festivities, according to lawyer Jigo Dacua, head of the Cebu City Government’s Department of Public Services (DPS). Dacua told…

Cebu City Council calls on DPS, candidates to help clear campaign materials left in the city

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City Council has asked the Department of Public Services (DPS) to help clean up the campaign materials left from the May 13, 2019 local and national midterm elections. A resolution authored by the…

Cebu City Council resets special session to tackle garbage

Inna Mejia, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/04/2017

THE special session of the Cebu City Council which was called to tackle the city’s garbage woes was reset to Friday morning because of lack of quorum. Vice Mayor Edgardo Labella said yesterday that upon consultation with…

Cebu City finds a garbage hauler; to stop dumping at SRP

Morexette Erram 12/26/2016

The Cebu City government has hired a mining company operating in Surigao province as private hauler to collect the garbage that the city produces daily. Department of Public Service (DPS) chief Roberto Cabarrubias he was informed by…

Heavy garbage volume, high passenger turnout

Dominic D. Yasay, Morexette Erram 11/02/2016

While most Cebu City residents went back to work yesterday, City Hall’s Department of Public Service (DPS) had to clean up the large volume of garbage left behind by families who visited the city’s cemeteries. DPS assistant…

Inayawan dumpsite raises health alarm

Morexette Erram 08/21/2016

On a humid afternoon last August 16, Cheryl Oguimas and her grandchild, Jerry, were sleeping on a bamboo bed outside their house in a place called “White Road” in Barangay Inayawan when a swarm of huge, black…

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