Refill Revolution, a possibility in Cebu’s Tricities?

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/09/2021

CEBU, Philippines — The three highly urbanized cities at the heart of Metro Cebu produces an estimated 1,096 tons of garbage per day based on the collective records of the cities’ environment offices. The majority of this…

Civic group’s call: Ban single-use plastic, styrofoam in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/31/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A civic group in Cebu City is calling for an immediate ban on single-use plastic and styrofoams in the city amid the recent flash floods. The group is composed of environmental protection organizations…

Ordinance banning plastic, styrofoam in public events passed

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Plastic and styrofoam will soon be banned from public events in Cebu City. The Cebu City Council has passed the proposed ordinance of Councilors Alvin Dizon prohibiting foam food containers and single-use plastics…

Councilor Rama pushes ordinance to ban, regulate single-use plastic in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Regulating and banning single-use plastic products is an urgent issue in Cebu and one that should be resolved even without a national law. Cebu City Councilor Eduardo Rama, Jr. made this statement on…

Environmental groups urge city to ban single-use plastic during Sinulog

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Environmental groups are asking the Cebu City government to ban single-use plastic during Sinulog 2020. The Ecowaste Colation, No Burn Philippines, and 5 piece-habit movement Cebu, said in a joint statement that in order to significantly…

Lapu dad proposes regulating single-use plastic, prohibiting plastic straws

Futch Anthony Inso 07/26/2019

  Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu—A city dad here would like to regulate the use of single-use plastic and prohibit the use of plastic straws. Lapu-Lapu City Councilor Rico Amores proposed an ordinance in the Sangguniang Panlungsod entitled “Regulating…

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