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…

Guardo seeks P200M budget for drainage projects to mitigate flooding

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The continuous flood problems most Cebu City barangays face during the rainy seasons is a cause for concern and needs urgent solution. This was the statement of Cebu City Councilor Jerry Guardo in…

71kg of waste found in stray Indian cow’s stomach

03/04/2021

Indian vets have extracted 71 kilograms (156.5 pounds) of plastic, nails and other garbage from a pregnant cow, but both the animal and her baby died. The case has highlighted the country’s twin problems of pollution and…

Coastal clean-up drive for 13 areas in Cebu City starts at dawn on Saturday

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Coastal Management Task Force (CMTF) will be conducting another clean-up drive in seven major coastal and river mouth areas in Cebu City on Saturday, December 5, 2020 dawn. The task…

 Canals, garbage, and Alang-Alang BDRRMO’s appeal

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/28/2020

MANDAUE CITY, CEBU, Philippines — Residents should have the discipline to stop throwing garbage into the streets and into the canals. Gerrard Gleen Gobalani, operations head of Barangay Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (BDRRMO) in Barangay Alang-Alang…

Labella to bottled water manufacturers: Put up recycling bins in the city

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/15/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is calling on bottled water manufacturers to provide recycling bins around the city. Labella made the call after the Department of Public Services (DPS) collected a total…

DPS collects 140 tons of garbage since Oct. 13 flood

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Department of Public Services (DPS) collected 140 tons of garbage in their continous clearing operations since the flashfloods on Tuesday night.  Lawyer John Jigo Dacua, head of the DPS, said…

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…

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