Mandaue barangay desilt drainages for rainy season

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/27/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — To prevent flooding, a barangay in Mandaue City has already started cleaning the drainages within its jurisdiction. Personnel from Barangay Centro headed by its barangay captain Ignacio Cortes II have cleaned the drainage…

3,000 tons of stinking post-Odette garbage permeate ‘unbearable’ smell in Barangay Inayawan

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Residents of Barangay Inayawan have raised concerns about the unbearable smell they have been experiencing in the past days. Gea, whose family lives near Ocampo Drive, told CDN Digital that it has been…

Cebu City to hold Environment and Solid Waste Management Summit

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City plans to hold an Environment Summit from March to April 2022 to discuss the solid waste management plan of the city. The Commission on Audit (COA) has repeatedly reminded the city…

Cebu City shifts clearing ops to mountain barangays

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The road network in Cebu City’s urban areas are now back to normal and the city government will start focusing its clearing operations in the mountain barangays. Councilor Jerry Guardo, the chairperson for…

4 tons of garbage collected from Mahiga Creek

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Around three to four tons of garbage were collected from portions of the Mahiga Creek on Saturday, September 18, when the entire country conducted a nationwide clean-up efforts. In a post on social…

Cebu City to increase fuel allocations, augment garbage trucks in southern barangays

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government will be increasing fuel allocations for 34 barangays in the South District. City Administrator Floro Casas, Jr., said they met with the barangay chiefs of the South District to…

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…

Cebu City to lead province-wide clean-up on Saturday

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Coastal Management Task Force (CMTF) will be leading a province-wide coastal and riverways clean-up on Saturday, June 19, 2021.  According to Reymar Hijarra, the subcommittee chairperson of the CMTF, the…

Emden Deep yields dirty secret in Philippine Trench: Trash

Jhesset Enano 04/05/2021

MANILA, Philippines — When Filipino oceanographer Deo Florence Onda and American explorer Victor Vescovo descended into the Emden Deep in the Philippine Trench, the third deepest point in the world, they were met with almost complete stillness.…

Coastal clean-up drive for 13 areas in Cebu City starts at dawn on Saturday

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Coastal Management Task Force (CMTF) will be conducting another clean-up drive in seven major coastal and river mouth areas in Cebu City on Saturday, December 5, 2020 dawn. The task…

11.6 tons of trash collected in Bulacao River clean-up

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines –The cities of Cebu and Talisay collected at least 11.6 tons of garbage in the four-hour massive joint clean-up of the Bulacao River on Friday morning, November 29, 2019. According to Lawyer John Jigo…

Labella to Carreta Cemetery visitors: Pick up your trash or face arrest

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/01/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is asking Cebuanos to ensure the cleanliness of cemeteries during the All Saints’ and All Souls’ Day celebrations. Labella made his appeal after he noticed piles of garbage…

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