WTE, power plant not the solution to Cebu City’s power, garbage woes – Dizon

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Spending millions on the installation of a waste-to-energy (WTE) facility and a city-operated power plant will not necessarily address Cebu City’s garbage and power woes. This is the reason why Councilor Alvin Dizon…

Cebu City shifts clearing ops to mountain barangays

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The road network in Cebu City’s urban areas are now back to normal and the city government will start focusing its clearing operations in the mountain barangays. Councilor Jerry Guardo, the chairperson for…

Rama to continue Labella’s 10-point agenda

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Acting Mayor Michael Rama will continue the projects that Mayor Edgardo Labella has started in his term as Rama assumes the full powers as chief executive over the prolonged leave of…

Groups urge Comelec to implement measures for 2022 post-election cleanup

Jigger Jerusalem 10/03/2021

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Misamis Oriental, Philippines — Several environmental groups have sent a letter appealing to the Chairman Sheriff Abas of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to initiate pro-environment measures ahead of the 2022 elections. Among…

BFAR-7 tells public: Properly dispose used face masks

Doris C. Bongcac 09/19/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu –Face masks that are thrown just anywhere often end up in our seas. And personnel of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in Central Visayas (BFAR -7) and their volunteers fished several face…

Almost 68,000 kilos of garbage collected in Cebu City’s quarterly clean-up

Dyrecka Letigio 09/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Almost 68,000 kilos of garbage were collected from Cebu City’s major waterways during the city’s quarterly coastal clean-up on September 18, 2021. The Coastal Management Task Force (CMTF) reported 27,150 kilos of garbage…

Cebu City 15th Council to focus on CCMC, garbage, budget

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The 15th Sangguniang Panglungsod (SP) of Cebu City has laid down their legislative direction for the remaining months of their term. The City Council held its annual Organizational Session with a full and…

Rama wants state of emergency in Inayawan after closure of transfer station

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama is planning to push for a state of emergency in Barangay Inayawan following the closure of the transfer station there. The Environment Management Bureau in Central Visayas…

Cortes to Mandauehanons: Throw garbage properly, help us solve flooding problem

Mary Rose Sagarino 06/27/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu, Philippines — Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes is appealing to the Mandauehanons to help the city government in declogging the drainage to ease flood problems in the city. Cortes made the appeal after he…

Cebu City DPS to call contractor to discuss Inayawan transfer station condition

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Department of Public Services (DPS) will be calling the contractor of the transfer station in Barangay Inayawan to discuss the sordid state of the area. This after a document surfaced…

Repollo to DPS: Look at the situation at the Inayawan transfer station

Mae Fhel Gom-os 06/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Piles of garbage can be found at the transfer station that is located in Barangay Inayawan in Cebu City. And its presence have been causing so much inconvenience to the 5, 000 to…

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…

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