Cebu City gov’t urged: Address garbage collection issue for safety of public celebrating Sinulog

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 01/20/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government should address the issue of garbage collection for the Sinulog activities because this could be a possible security threat to the public. Senior Superintendent Royina Garma, Cebu City Police…

DGS had eyes private landfill for Cebu City’s trash

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of General Services (DGS) is now eyeing to hire the services of a private owned landfill to cut costs on hauling and collecting Cebu City’s garbage. DGS chief Ronald Malacora said…

Take back your garbage ASAP, South Korea told

Inquirer.net 11/15/2018

An environmental advocacy group on Thursday urged the government of South Korea to “act decisively” in ensuring the speedy return of tons of garbage it dumped into the country. At a peaceful protest held on Thursday outside…

Cleanup gathers 500 sacks of garbage

PR 11/02/2018

A TOTAL of 500 sacks of garbage, estimated at 3.7 metric tons, were collected by the employee-volunteers of of Taiheiyo Cement Philippines Inc. (TCPI) and Solid Earth Development Corp. (SEDC) during the 10th year edition of the…

Centro Police: More disciplined cemetery visitors this year

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 11/02/2018

The Centro police station in Mandaue City has observed that cemetery visitors were more disciplined this year.  Police Chief Insp. Aldrin Villacampa, station chief, said they only confiscated spatula and scissors used in cleaning graves during the…

Inayawan landfill closed for good

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/07/2018

The Supreme Court has made it final and executory its decision to order the permanent closure of the Inayawan landfill. A copy of the High Court’s decision issued on May 29 was received by the Cebu City…

CCENRO to use biofences to trap garbage from Cebu City’s waterways

09/06/2018

Nets used as floaters will soon be installed on riverbanks and other waterways in Cebu City to prevent garbage from going out to sea. The initiative of the Cebu City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CCENRO) hopes…

Biofence use seen to prevent garbage from flowing to sea

Delta Dyrecka Letigio USJ-R Journalism Intern 09/06/2018

The Cebu City Environmental and Natural Resources Offices (CCENRO) will be putting up biofences on rivers and creeks to prevent garbage from reaching the coastal area. CCENRO officer-in-charge Nida Cabrera, said that biofences are made of recycled…

Garbage hauling funds eyed in budget

Morexette Marie B. Erram and USJ-R Intern Zena Magto. 08/08/2018

ADDITIONAL funds for Cebu City’s garbage hauling and collection constitute the bulk of the P66 million second supplemental budget request addressed to the City Council. Of that amount, about P47 million was requested by City Hall’s Department…

Sumilon Island ‘almost’ garbage free

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 07/18/2018

Four months since the local government of Oslob in southern Cebu started to implement a cleanup drive on Sumilon Island, garbage volume at the popular tourism destination has already decreased by around 80 percent. Alex Gumapon, Oslob…

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