Minglanilla landfill: Possible alternative dumping site of Cebu City’s garbage

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/01/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is considering disposing the city’s garbage to a new prospective landfill in the neighboring town of Minglanilla in southern Cebu. Mayor Edgardo Labella said that the Minglanilla landfill had…

Gealon: Binaliw landfill stands on a protected area, part of ‘Butuanon watershed’

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Binaliw landfill is situated in a protected area that has been identified by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources as part of the Butuanon Watershed. Lawyer Rey Gealon, Cebu City legal…

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…

Inayawan landfill closure, rehab plan to be tackled by 15th Cebu City Council

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Three years after its closure, the Inayawan landfill has yet to be rehabilitated as required by the writ of kalikasan issued by the Court of Appeals in 2016 and affirmed by the Supreme…

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…

Binaliw landfill to take more trash from Metro Cebu

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Binaliw landfill will be taking more trash from other towns and cities in Metro Cebu as its developer, ARN Waste Management Inc., is currently in talks with Lapu-Lapu City, Compostela town, Consolacion…

Binaliw landfill developer: We’re working on the ‘bad’ smell

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  The Binaliw landfill developers, ARN Builders, said they are working on the complaints of the Barangay Binaliw residents regarding the smell from the landfil, which they said actually came from the haulers delivering…

City Health to send team to assess health issues caused by Binaliw landfill

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Health will send a medical team to Barangay Binaliw today, Friday, June 7, to assess the reported respiratory illnesses there because of the landfill in the area. Dr. Alma Corpin,…

Gwen, Labella consider Aloguinsan landfill to dump Metro Cebu’s garbage

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With the recent closure of the Consolacion landfill, Metro Cebu is now looking for alternative places to dump its garbage. For Governor-elect Gwendolyn Garcia, the immediate solution is 61 kilometers away from Cebu…

Binaliw residents’ call to Labella: Landfill threat to our health, close it

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The residents of Barangay Binaliw in Cebu City where the Binaliw Landfill is located are asking Mayor-elect Edgardo Labella to close the landfill for health reasons. According to former Apas Barangay Captain Ramil…

City Council okays disposing Mandaue’s garbage to Binaliw landfill

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/09/2019

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Trash collected from Mandaue City households and establishments will now be disposed at the privately-run landfill in Barangay Binaliw in Cebu City, at least for the next 12 months. This is after the…

Mandaue dads to hold emergency session on Thursday to tackle garbage woes

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/08/2019

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Council will hold an emergency session on Thursday morning, May 9, to decide on a proposal to transfer the disposal of the city’s garbage to the landfill facility in Barangay…

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