Photos of mounds of trash on Subangdaku River goes viral  

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/02/2019

Photos of plastic trash floating like an island on Subangdaku River in Mandaue City are now making the rounds on social media.  The photos were posted by a Facebook user identified as Clark Robinson Baylon who expressed…

‘Scubasurero cops’ help collect 250 Kg sea trash

Nestle L. Semilla 12/09/2018

SANTANDER CLEANUP Police officers turned “scubasureros” for a day and helped collect 250 kilos of trash at the seashore, on and under the seawaters of Santander, Cebu’s southernmost town which is 134.14 km from Cebu City. This…

Disposing Cebu City trash at Aloguinsan continues

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/14/2018

Pamocor: Landfill CDO only between private owner and EMB-7 Pasajero Motor Corp. (Pamocor), Cebu City’s garbage hauling contractor, will continue to dispose of the city’s trash at a landfill in Aloguinsan town in southern Cebu. This despite…

Dad wants to know why Pamocor dumps trash in a site with environmental issues

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/13/2018

IS PAMOCOR qualified as the winning bidder of the garbage hauling and disposal services of Cebu City when it dumps trash in a privately-owned landfill in Aloguinsan town which has a standing cease-and-desist order (CDO) from the…

10 tons of trash collected

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/15/2018

Ten tons of trash, made up of campaign materials such as paper, posters, fliers, and tarpaulins, were collected by the Cebu City government’s Department of Public Service (DPS) personnel a day after the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan…

The trouble with trash

Morexette Marie B. Erram and Doris Mae C. Mondragon 05/05/2018

For residents of Cabantan Street Barangay Luz, Cebu City, large tarpaulins hanging in front of garbage trucks reminding them to segregate their trash will not work for them. “Pag-patuman sa gobyerno sa segregation, ni-tuman jud mi pero…

2,000 KILOS OF TRASH IN 4 HRS

Nestle L. Semilla and Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 04/10/2018

Environmentalists describe trash collected from Sumilon as ‘too much’; seek stringent implementation of laws In a span of four hours, about a hundred volunteers collected at least 2,010 kilos of trash from a seven-hectare area on Sumilon…

PENRO: Talisay City generates most trash in Cebu province

Morexette B. Erram 01/26/2018

A 2017 waste characteristics and analysis study of the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO) revealed that Cebu province has generated trash at a rate of 1.2 million kilograms per day. The study, conducted last October,…

Gwen raises Korean trash, Inayawan landfill links

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/21/2017

THERE were “suspicious circumstances” that may link the shipment of 5,000 metric tons of trash from South Korea to Cebu to the closure of the Inayawan landfill. During yesterday’s resumption of the House Ecology Committee’s inquiry on…

Cemetery cleanup nets tons of trash

Rosalie O. Abatayo 11/03/2017

  As people returned to their homes after visiting their departed loved ones last November 1 and 2, tons of garbage were left behind in Cebu City’s public cemeteries. The Department of Public Services (DPS), yesterday, began…

Employees, volunteers, gov’t workers retrieve trash from Butuanon River

Norman V. Mendoza 10/05/2017

AN establishment along the Butuanon River in Mandaue City joined the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in the observance of National Clean-up Month. Last September 23, employees of Virginia Farms, which is located in Sitio…

Pamocor, Jomara tapped to collect city’s trash

Inna Gian Mejia 10/05/2017

Two of Cebu City Hall’s top garbage-hauling service providers will now be working together to make sure that city streets are free of clutter. Jomara Konstruckt Corp. will haul the city’s garbage for a fee of P1,296…

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