Used syringes washed ashore in Toledo City

Immae Lachica, Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 02/19/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— Usually we see plastic wrappers among many other ocean wastes washed up ashore. Imagine the horror of a resident in Toledo City when she saw not just plastic wastes but used syringes on…

EMB-7 to conduct strict monitoring on waste management of establishments

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/24/2019

Cebu City, Philippines – Waste management facilities in Central Visayas can expect ‘stringent’ inspections from the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB-7) in the coming weeks. In a statement sent to reporters, EMB-7 said it will be conducting inspections…

DENR USec: ‘Heads will roll’ on Cebu medical trash issue

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 01/11/2019

SIARGAO — An official of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) said “heads will roll” on the issue pertaining to the medical wastes ending up on the seas of Lapu-Lapu City and Cordova town.  DENR…

Mandaue Hospital, service provider face hefty fines for medical waste

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–A private hospital in Mandaue City, and the service provider it hired to dispose of its medical wastes must be fined for violating several environmental provisions, state environmental officers said today. The Environmental Management Bureau…

PASSI secures P120 million loan for expansions

Aileen Garcia-Yap 05/08/2017

A Cebu-based company engaged in medical and septage waste treatment business has secured a P120 million loan from the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) to finance upgrading and expansions set this year. In an interview, Pollution…

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