Community group takes on solid waste management of Carbon Market Complex

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A community-based group from Mandaue City is taking on the solid-waste management implementation at the Carbon Market Complex in Cebu City through a partnership with the vendors there. Members of Lambo Carbon, a…

Japanese Consul General commends Mandaue City for transforming dumpsite into Green Learning Park

Mary Rose Sagarino 06/17/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Japanese Consul General Toshihide Kawasaki on Wednesday, June 16, 2021, visited the Mandaue Green Learning Park in Barangay Umapad, which is a former dumpsite. Kawasaki said the purpose of his visit is to…

Dad pushes for food waste management in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/06/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Restaurants in Cebu City would soon have a way to deal with its food wastes while helping the city’s less privileged citizens and the farmers in the mountain barangays. Cebu City Councilor Alvin…

SM RECYCLING MARKET DAY ON APRIL 5 & 6

PR 04/01/2019

SM Supermalls encourages shoppers to reduce waste and earn money at the same time with its Trash to Cash program. “Trash to Cash” is SM’s open-to-all recycling market held every first Friday and Saturday of the month…

Trash to cash for a cause Motolite, PBSP mark 10th year of recycling program

PR 03/28/2017

Imagine if 4,000 tons of used lead acid batteries (ULABs) were disposed indiscriminately in our waterways over the last 10 years. The lead content in these batteries would have leaked into our rivers and poisoned animals. Worse,…

Mandaue to set up MRFs in villages

Norman V. Mendoza 11/22/2016

MANDAUE City will be grouping their 27 barangays into five clusters and will designate a materials recovery facility (MRF) in every cluster in compliance with the Solid Waste Management Act. Mandaue City Mayor Luigi Quisumbing said only…

Environmental awareness and action

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 11/13/2016

Conscious of the fact that education is key to awareness and action to protect our dying Earth and the guaranteed rights of our people to a “balanced and healthful ecology”, a law, Republic Act No. 9512, known…

Inmates make life productive by recycling campaign tarps

06/16/2016

To make life more productive while in detention, the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) launched its bag-making program on Friday. A project of Gov. Hilario Davide III and his wife Jobel, tarpaulins used as campaign…

Convert trash to cash at SM Seaside

PR 01/08/2016

SM Seaside City Cebu has put up a recycling market for environmental care and sustainability. Through the SM Cares Foundation, the 3Rs (Reduce. Reuse. Recycle) will help the society benefit from free-waste materials such as plastic and…

Recycling mindset

Editorial 12/30/2015

Barangay Tisa’s Christmas decor made of recycled materials should not only be copied by other barangays but also encouraged and diversified if only to make a serious dent in the 500 or so tons of  garbage that…

LIVELIHOOD PROJECT: Lapu-Lapu resort recycles used soap

10/11/2015

With the mission to create a more sustainable community, Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort & Spa, Cebu held the first leg of its Soap for Hope program last Sept. 16 at its adopted community, barangay Tingo, in Olango Island,…

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