Almost 68,000 kilos of garbage collected in Cebu City’s quarterly clean-up

Dyrecka Letigio 09/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Almost 68,000 kilos of garbage were collected from Cebu City’s major waterways during the city’s quarterly coastal clean-up on September 18, 2021. The Coastal Management Task Force (CMTF) reported 27,150 kilos of garbage…

Cimatu wants eco-friendly design for new public cemetery in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Graves should adjust to the trees and the Guadalupe River must be protected should the new Cebu City Public Cemetery in Barangay Sapangdaku push through. This was the statement of Environment Secretary Roy…

USC, Dutch students present solutions to rehabilitate Guadalupe, Mahiga Rivers

PR 11/24/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Six teams consisting of civil engineering students of the University of San Carlos (USC) and two Dutch universities have proposed solutions to augment water resources and rehabilitate the Guadalupe and Mahiga Rivers. The…

20 tons of garbage gathered in Guadalupe River clean-up drive; Mahiga Creek to follow

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City Government’s move to rehabilitate its waterways and river systems will also be done at the Barangay Mabolo portion of Mahiga Creek come September 2019. Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella revealed this on…

Guadalupe river rehabilitation project kicks off with clean-up drive

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The rehabilitation of the Guadalupe River continues as the clean-up drive officially started at 6 a.m. today, Saturday, August 17. The clean-up drive, which is the start of a long-term rehabilitation project of the city…

Guadalupe River’s rehabilitation continues with Cenro’s lead

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 08/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The move to rehabilitate the Guadalupe River continues with the Cebu City Environment and Natural Resources (Centro) working on final preparations to conduct another clean-up drive on Saturday, August 17. Lawyer John Jigo Dacua, head…

Labella calls on barangays to help in the ‘massive’ river cleanup

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has called the barangays in the city to help in the “massive” river clean-up that the city government aims to conduct starting August. In the meeting with the…

BJMP adopts portion of Guadalupe river for protection, rehabilitation

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 06/01/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) commits to protect the environment by adopting a portion of the Guadalupe River in Cebu City as part of their community relations services for 2019.…

Cebu’s Cenro goes all out with river cleanup drive

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 02/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–The Cebu City Environment and Natural Resources Office (Cenro) envisions that in six months, Cebu City’s upstream river systems will be reclassified to “Class C” or rivers safe for bathing. This was the pronouncement of…

Pasil folk oppose building 3rd bridge start at Guadalupe River

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 07/17/2016

Officials of Barangay Pasil, Cebu City are against plans to build the starting point of the Cebu-Cordova bridge at the mouth of the Guadalupe River. In a barangay resolution, the officials said the bridge’s starting point in…

Julie’s joins ‘Run for the Rivers’

PR 07/09/2016

JULIE’S Bakeshop participated in the “4th Cebu Run for the Rivers” last June 25. As one of the event’s sponsors, Julie’s Bakeshop provided 4,000 pieces of tasty bread and Julie’s Kape to all the participants. Now on…

Online challenge draws 80 for Guadalupe River cleanup

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 06/22/2015

About 80 people hauled out over 130 sacks filled with garbage from the Guadalupe River in a cleanup initiative called “Maghisgot Ta Ug Panglimpyo sa Suba Bay” yesterday. Local and foreign students, working volunteers, the Naval Forces…

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