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,…

Chan orders probe on ‘failure’ of some Lapu brgys to collect garbage within their jurisdiction

Doris C. Bongcac 07/31/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan posted a video on the city’s official Facebook page this morning, July 31, to raise a concern on the alleged failure of some barangays to collect garbage…

SILOY IS WATCHING: Fort San Pedro is now clean

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The walkway is now visible, the grass looks green and alive, and the monument now towers with pride. This is how Fort San Pedro, Cebu City’s iconic fortress, looks after the Department of…

Council urged: Probe Zapatera execs for trash thrown near brgy. hall

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Legal Office has found sufficient grounds to request the Cebu City Council to investigate the officials of Barangay Zapatera for throwing collected garbage near the barangay hall premises. Lawyer Rey…

Labella: P65M to spend on solving city’s garbage disposal problem

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said that the garbage of the city would be taken cared off despite the cancellation of the city’s contract with the Binaliw Landfill developer, ARN Central Waste Management…

Mayor Labella rules out use of Binaliw as landfill site

Irene R. Sino Cruz 07/18/2019

CEBU CITY—Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella on Wednesday, July 17, 2019, said the Binaliw Landfill could no longer be used as a landfill site. According to Labella, ARN Central Waste Management Corp. has agreed to stop landfill…

DPS collects 480 tons of garbage in 12 hours; new collection hours set

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The Cebu City Department of Public Services (DPS) collected 480 tons of garbage from 2 p.m. of  Monday, July 1, 2019 to 2 a.m. of Tuesday, July 2, 2019, following the marching order of…

Cleaning city’s streets, declogging city’s waterways top Labella’s to do list

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/01/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella’s first marching order is for the Department of Public Services (DPS) to clean the streets in the city. Labella was on his way to the Cebu City Hall…

Mandaue’s garbage woes: Fortuna seeks help of new Consolacion, Cebu City mayors

Doris C. Bongcac 06/29/2019

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines -Left with no other place to dispose the city’s garbage, outgoing Mandaue City Vice Mayor Carlo Fortuna is hopeful that Cebu City and Consolacion town will continue to accommodate the city’s trash. Fortuna said…

71 sacks of garbage collected during 4th leg of Butuanon River cleanup

Doris C. Bongcac 06/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Volunteers collected a total of 71 sacks of garbage weighing 1, 010 kilos during the 4th leg of the Butuanon River cleanup in Mandaue City. The activity held on Friday was organized by…

Daanbantayan town to launch ‘Basura Mo, Bigas Ko’ program on June 24

Doris C. Bongcac 06/21/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The municipality of Daanbantayan in northern Cebu is launching on Monday, June 24, 2019, its “Basura Mo, Bigas Ko” program, which aims to encourage town residents to collect transparent plastic bottles stuffed with…

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