Cebu City collects 163 tons of garbage in massive coastal clean-up

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The massive coastal clean-up in Cebu City resulted to hundreds of tons of garbage collected in the eight sites where the city government and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central…

Inayawan raises concerns over entry of garbage trucks from infected barangays

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Manang Nena (not her real name), 53, collects scraps for a living at the Inayawan Transfer Station, where the garbage of the entire Cebu City waits for hauling to a separate landfill. Manang…

DEPW to public: Help declog drainage systems in barangays

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/11/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The community should be the forefront in cleaning their drainage systems. This was the statement of Engineer Kenneth Carmelita Enriquez, the head of the Cebu City Department of Engineering and Public Works…

IN PHOTOS: A day after the Sinulog 2020

01/20/2020

Cebu City, Philippines–The day after Sinulog 2020 celebration, Cebu City was back to its normal state on a rainy Monday, January 20, 2020. With classes in public schools suspended, the streets were a bit more empty than…

DPS chief to loaders: Collect, don’t sort garbage or else …

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Garbage trucks will no longer be allowed to linger longer in a spot while collecting garbage at night, and loaders and collectors will not be allowed to sort trash while collecting them. Lawyer…

150 bins to be placed along Sinulog routes — DPS

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Department of Public Services (DPS) will be placing at least 150 bins at strategic areas along the Sinulog solemn procession and grand parade routes on January 18 to 19, 2020.…

DPS to tap barangays for garbage collection for Sinulog 2020

Delta Dyrecka Letgio 12/19/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Department of Public Services (DPS) said that they would need the help of the barangays to clean up after the Sinulog festival on January 2020. Engineer Joel Biton, the head…

Garbage segregation with a twist and a message

Immae Lachica 11/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Segregating our garbage is important. It’s a simple step that can help a lot in saving the environment. Signages like biodegradable and non-biodegradable exist to guide people to properly segregate their trash. Sadly, not…

With new compactor trucks, Labella eyes intensified garbage collection in Cebu City’s urban areas

Irene R. Sino Cruz 11/12/2019

CEBU CITY — With the turnover of 21 garbage compactor trucks, Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has directed the city’s Department of Public Services (DPS) to intensify garbage collection, especially in the urban barangays. The Hino Motors…

LOOK: Scrap collector hands over Philippine flag found in garbage

Carlo Jacob Molina - Social Media Specialist 09/16/2019

MANILA, Philippines — A scrap collector from Pozzorubio town in Pangasinan province has earned the praise of local police as he handed over a Philippine flag he found in a garbage bag. In a Facebook post, the Philippine…

Cebu City’s Cenro, volunteers clean-up swamp in Brgy Basak San Nicolas

Doris C. Bongcac 08/24/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (Cenro) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR-7) organized earlier today, August 24, a clean-up drive in Sitio Lusimba, Barangay Basak…

Labella to meet brgy chiefs to discuss ways to stop dumping wastes in creeks, rivers

Irene R. Sino Cruz 08/19/2019

CEBU CITY—Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is set to meet with barangay captains Tuesday, August 20, to discuss how to stop the dumping of wastes into the city’s creeks and rivers. On Saturday, August 17, the mayor,…

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