Tumulak sees no need placing Inayawan in state of calamity, barangay to help waste pickers

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor David Tumulak, the City Council’s committee chairperson for disaster risk reduction and management, does not see any reason to place Barangay Inayawan in a state of calamity or emergency. Tumulak…

Cebu City to increase fuel allocations, augment garbage trucks in southern barangays

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government will be increasing fuel allocations for 34 barangays in the South District. City Administrator Floro Casas, Jr., said they met with the barangay chiefs of the South District to…

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…

EMB-7 temporarily closes Inayawan Transfer Station

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Environment Management Bureau in Central Visayas (EMB-7) has temporarily closed the Inayawan Transfer Station in Cebu City due to the environmental violations of the operators. Following the inspection of the EMB-7 at…

Mandaue acquires 2 brand new garbage compactors

Mary Rose Sagarino 07/06/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Government has acquired two new garbage compactors in a bid to improve its garbage collection. Mayor Jonas Cortes said the procurement of the additional garbage compactors, which were blessed today,…

Inayawan village chief to city gov’t: If state of emergency is declared, be transparent

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/26/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The village chief of Barangay Inayawan in Cebu City is asking for transparency should the city government declare a state of emergency in his barangay because of the garbage situation in the…

Rama: We need to put back sanity in White Road

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Acting Mayor Michael Rama has instructed the concerning agencies to fix the White Road in Barangay Inayawan after he saw for himself the dilapidated roadway causing problems for garbage trucks dumping…

Refill Revolution, a possibility in Cebu’s Tricities?

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/09/2021

CEBU, Philippines — The three highly urbanized cities at the heart of Metro Cebu produces an estimated 1,096 tons of garbage per day based on the collective records of the cities’ environment offices. The majority of this…

‘Cheap shot move,’ Labella slams village chief over garbage issue

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has slammed Inayawan Barangay Captain Kirk Bryan Repollo for filing charges against the city government for the uncollected garbage in their barangay. The mayor and Department of Public…

Lapu bolsters garbage collection capability with new garbage trucks

Futch Anthony Inso 01/04/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The Lapu-Lapu City Government purchased five new garbage trucks that will help improve the city’s garbage collection capability. Lapu-Lapu Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan said that the garbage trucks will be deployed to collect garbage in…

Lawyer now heads Cebu City’s DPS

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has appointed Lawyer John Jigo Dacua as new chief of the Department of Public Services (DPS). Dacua, who used to be assigned with the City Environment and Natural…

Cebu City’s DPS to buy 1K garbage bins in 2020

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Department of Public Services (DPS) is planning to purchase of 1,000 trash bins next year for deployment along the national highways and city streets. Engineer Joel Biton, DPS head, is…

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