DENR-7 reminds Sinulog participants to manage their waste

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/09/2019

Amidst the festive mood during the activities for Sinulog 2019, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR-7) urged pilgrims and tourists to manage their waste, especially during the grand parade on January 20.…

Consolacion imposes waste segregation policy

Rosalie O. Abatayo 12/02/2018

Residents of Consolacion town will now have to segregate their garbage, otherwise garbage collectors will no longer collect their garbage, The Municipal Government of Consolacion has imposed a “No Segregation, No Collection” policy for its waste starting…

DILG set to sue mayors, village chiefs for defying waste management law

Inquirer.net 11/30/2018

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) will start to sue mayors and barangay captains who are not implementing proper waste management in their localities. This while DILG Undersecretary Martin Diño said Friday he is…

Waste segregation, anti-drug videos for cinemas eyed

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/18/2018

CINEMA goers in Cebu City may soon have to watch three minute videos on waste segregation and avoiding drug addiction before enjoying their movie. In last Tuesday’s City Council session, Councilor Eugenio Gabuya proposed an ordinance that…

Councilor wants cinemas to play 3-minute videos on waste segregation, and illegal drugs

Morexette Eram 08/18/2018

Cebu City Councilor Eugenio Gabuya Jr. has filed an ordinance mandating cinema operators in Cebu City to play a three-minute video on waste segregation, proper garbage disposal, and fighting illegal drugs before every film. He said the…

Tomas looks to Mandaue plastics ban as benchmark

Intern 06/07/2018

In pushing for a total plastic ban in Cebu City, Mayor Tomas Osmeña is looking to Mandaue City’s enforcement of its own plastics ban as both reference and benchmark. In last Wednesday’s press conference, Osmeña said he…

Talisay to study proposal on turning plastic waste into bricks

John Michael Aroa 06/05/2018

The Talisay City Council is studying a proposal from a private company to turn the city’s plastic trash into bricks. Talisay City Councilor Antonio “Jojo” Bacaltos, chairman of the city’s committee on environment, said the bricks are…

Zero waste targeted in Santa Fe

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/11/2018

With hands on his waist and a pile of garbage sitting in front of him, 51-year-old restaurateur Lyndon Tancino watched as two men, on board a motorcycle, approached him. The motorcycle had a make-shift platform where two…

Village waste segregation compliance at 40 percent

Doris Mae Mondragon 03/21/2018

OVER 1,000 households were issued citation tickets for violating the “no segregation, no collection” policy on garbage since it was enforced on March 1, the City’s Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) said. Acting CENRO chief Nida…

Hotels, resorts ordered to comply with proper waste water management

Nestle L. Semilla 03/15/2018

The Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) of Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR-7) assured that hotels and resorts in Cebu are closely monitored as to their compliance of the environmental laws. However, establishments were…

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