Clustering landfills may ease garbage problems

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 01/31/2017

Cebu’s local governments should cluster their landfills to resolve common garbage problems, a top official of the Environment Management Bureau (EMB) said yesterday. “This has been discussed by the Cebu province for a long time. This needs…

SRP expected to be clear of garbage next week

Morexette Erram 01/07/2017

HEAVY equipment and dump trucks were immediately deployed by Jomara Konstruckt Corp. to the transfer station at the South Road Projects (SRP) in order to clear the area of garbage left there after the lapse of the…

Council meets to approve urgent funds for garbage

Inna Mejia, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/03/2017

In order to haul the remaining garbage from the temporary transfer station at the South Road Properties (SRP) to a final dumping site, the Cebu City government is proposing another emergency procurement. The City Council is expected…

SRP dumping continues

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/29/2016

FOR now, Cebu City will continue using the transfer station in the South Road Properties (SRP) to dump its garbage. According to Department of Public Services (DPS) head Roberto Cabarrubias, they have no other choice but to…

AFTER ALL, LACION

Morexette Erram 12/28/2016

Cebu City trash still ends up in the private landfill in Consolacion, six months after Mayor Tomas Osmeña rejected its use Six months after Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña rejected the use of the private landfill in…

Dumpsite?

Editorial 12/28/2016

This part of the road in Sitio Tunga, Barangay Tanke in Talisay City has become a dumpsite, with garbage piling up every day. A resident sent a message to Cebu Daily News Facebook Page complaining about the…

Sustainable solution

Editorial 12/27/2016

It must have grated Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña’s nerves to have to appear in a City Council session like any other common resource person to explain his budget for garbage collection and disposal to the council…

Council grants emergency powers to Osmeña

Morexette Erram 12/23/2016

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña was granted authority by the Cebu City Council to use the unspent savings of last year worth P9 million pesos on hiring a private hauler to collect garbage and dump it into…

SRP garbage issue: Compromise in sight

Inna Mejia, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Victor Anthony V. Silva 12/22/2016

A solution may now be in sight in addressing the garbage collection and disposal concerns of Cebu City, with city officials opting to cross party lines to solve the issue that has threatened to reach crisis proportions.…

Giving Osmeña the benefit of the doubt on the garbage problem

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 12/22/2016

In fairness to Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña, he also has his valid and practical reasons for making the South Road Properties (SRP) the temporary transfer station of the mountainous garbage of the city. Last Tuesday, I…

City Hall eyes emergency measures on SRP trash dump

Edison Delos Angeles, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/21/2016

While Cebu City’s garbage dump is getting larger out there at the South Road Properties (SRP), officials have finally found a way to address the rising problem which entered its fifth day on Wednesday. City Hall has…

The SRP as a dumpsite

Ricky Poca 12/19/2016

The issuance of a Writ of Kalikasan by the Court of Appeals against the Cebu City government that effectively ordered the closure of the Inayawan landfill came weeks after Environment Secretary Gina Lopez wanted it closed due…

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