City Council to DPS: Submit garbage truck inventory on or before Oct. 5

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council has agreed to request the city’s Department of Public Services (DPS) to submit an inventory report of all the city-owned garbage trucks on or before Oct. 5, 2022. Councilor…

Public health networks condemn approval of Cebu City incinerator contract

09/23/2022

  QUEZON CITY, Philippines–Public health and environmental networks expressed dismay with the decision of Cebu City Mayor Mike Rama to sign a joint venture agreement (JVA) with New Sky Energy that will hostage the city to a…

20 tons of coastal garbage collected in Lapu-Lapu coastal cleanup

Futch Anthony Inso 09/20/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Close to 20 tons of garbage were collected during the International Coastal Cleanup held in Lapu-Lapu City on Saturday, September 17, 2022. Jocelyn Abayan, environmental management specialist of the City Environment and Natural…

200 kilos of garbage collected in Ubay mangrove area

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Environment and fisheries regulators here continue to remind the public to dispose of their garbage properly in order to prevent polluting seas and other vital ecosystems. Personnel from the Bureau of Fisheries and…

Cleaning up Cebu City: One mini-garden at a time

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — In a city the size of Cebu City with 80 barangays, preserving cleanliness in the surroundings ought to be everyone’s responsibility and not just the job of a select few. However, with over…

Coastal cleanup: Lapu-Lapu police collect nearly 200 kilos of garbage in Marigondon

Futch Anthony Inso 07/17/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Close to 200 kilos of garbage were collected during the coastal cleanup and “scubasurero” initiated by the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) on Friday, July 15, 2022, at Sitio Marbeach, Barangay Marigondon, Lapu-Lapu…

Lapu-Lapu City to deploy 3-wheeled garbage collectors

Futch Anthony Inso 07/08/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan will deploy tricycles or three-wheeled garbage vehicles to collect garbage, especially during the daytime. On Friday afternoon, July 8, 2022, Chan personally tested one of the 30…

50 tons of blockage removed from Butuanon River

Mary Rose Sagarino 06/21/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Government has cleaned up and unclogged the downstream of the Butuanon River at the boundary of Barangay Paknaan and Umapad in Mandaue City. Lawyer John Eddu Ibañez, the chief of…

Community group takes on solid waste management of Carbon Market Complex

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A community-based group from Mandaue City is taking on the solid-waste management implementation at the Carbon Market Complex in Cebu City through a partnership with the vendors there. Members of Lambo Carbon, a…

Mandaue Disaster Risk Reduction office gears up for rainy season, La Niña

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/30/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (MCDDRMO) continues to prepare for the rainy season, especially after the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAG-ASA) released an advisory that La Niña…

Mandaue barangay desilt drainages for rainy season

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/27/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — To prevent flooding, a barangay in Mandaue City has already started cleaning the drainages within its jurisdiction. Personnel from Barangay Centro headed by its barangay captain Ignacio Cortes II have cleaned the drainage…

43 dengue cases recorded in Mandaue in 1st quarter of 2022

Mary Rose Sagarino 04/30/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Health Office (CHO) has recorded 43 dengue cases during the first quarter of the year. Percy Mendoza-Pongasi, CHO dengue coordinator said most of the cases involved kids. She added that…

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