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…

Saving the seas from plastic pollution 

ATTY. DENNIS R. GORECHO 04/27/2021

The video of a marine biologist removing a plastic straw stuck in a sea turtle’s nose in August 2015 catalyzed a larger movement to eliminate single use plastics, like plastic straws, from our day-to-day lives. Marine litter,…

 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…

Lycans, Sherilin Plastics start strong

Jonas Rey N. Panerio 09/18/2018

DEFENDING champions Lycans and top contender Sherilin Plastics logged victories during the opening of the 5th Season of the Duterte Basketball League Cebu last Sunday at the Capitol Parish Gym. The Lycans easily routed the Ikustoms Motorsports,…

Sherilin Plastics score third straight win

Jonas N. Panerio 09/04/2018

Sherilin Plastics ran their winning streak to three games after they crushed Team Liquid, 92-71, in Group E action in the Metro Cebu Basketball League last Sunday at the City Sports Club-Cebu basketball court. Ranged against a…

Plastics not allowed inside city hall

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/01/2018

FOOD vendors plying their wares inside the Cebu City Hall are no longer allowed to use plastic wrappers and should cover their food with banana leaves or wax paper. The Cebu City government also encouraged buyers to…

Doubling down on plastics ban

Editorial 06/13/2018

Cebu City Hall’s plans to amend its plastics ban ordinance to emulate that of Mandaue City is a small recognition of Mandaue City Hall’s efforts to substantially reduce its plastics garbage output to a substantial level that…

Plastics: Blame corporations, not people

Froilan Grate, Lea Guerrero 06/05/2018

Yesterday, World Environment Day, thousands of people took part in the latest simultaneous global cleanup. The event is an effort to “Beat Plastic Pollution.” Now that the whole world is aware of the dire straits plastic pollution…

Clean-up drive gathers plastics and biomaterials in Oslob waterfalls

Rosalie Abatayo 04/17/2018

Oslob waterfalls net three dump trucks of waste, both plastics, and biomaterials, on the first morning of its clean up program, said Oslob Mayor Jose Tumulak Jr. Tumulak said that they will conduct a meeting with the…

Sherilin Plastics bucks 16-pt deficit to beat La Razo in MCBL tilt

JONAS PANERIO 07/18/2017

SHERILIN Plastics climbed all the way back from a 16-point deficit to stun La Razo, 72-71, in the Competitive Division of the Crossfit Subtero Metro Cebu Basketball League last weekend at the City Sports Club Cebu basketball…

Sherilin Plastics rout League Sports Bar

Jonas N. Panerio 06/28/2017

SHERILIN Plastics annihilated League Sports Bar, 107-77, to earn their third win in the Competitive Division of the Metro Cebu Basketball League last weekend at the City Sports Club Cebu basketball courts. Former two-time Cesafi MVP Enrico…

Sherilin Plastics topple Cebu Landmasters

Jonas Rey N. Panerio 06/15/2017

  SHERILIN Plastics claimed their second win in the CrossFit Subtero x Metro Cebu Basketball League Season 1 after they beat the Cebu Landmasters, 75-69, last weekend at the City Sports Club Cebu. Daryle Tan and former…

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