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…

Mandaue acquires 2 brand new garbage compactors

Mary Rose Sagarino 07/06/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Government has acquired two new garbage compactors in a bid to improve its garbage collection. Mayor Jonas Cortes said the procurement of the additional garbage compactors, which were blessed today,…

Segregate your trash — Cortes tells Mandauehanons

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/26/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City government will strictly implement waste segregation at the source or in the houses and workplaces in the city. Mayor Jonas Cortes said he wants to strictly implement waste segregation to…

‘Reject waste incineration’ – environment groups

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Environmental groups are calling on the city government to refuse a proposed Joint Venture Agreement (JVA) for a waste-to-energy (WTE) project here. No Burn Pilipinas, a coalition of environmental groups in the country,…

Council to create a solid waste management code for Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/27/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council plans to draft a solid waste management code that will serve as basis for future legislation and executive orders for the city government to adhere to when it comes…

Labella: P65M to spend on solving city’s garbage disposal problem

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said that the garbage of the city would be taken cared off despite the cancellation of the city’s contract with the Binaliw Landfill developer, ARN Central Waste Management…

Binaliw landfill to take more trash from Metro Cebu

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Binaliw landfill will be taking more trash from other towns and cities in Metro Cebu as its developer, ARN Waste Management Inc., is currently in talks with Lapu-Lapu City, Compostela town, Consolacion…

Negros high school canteen goes zero waste with bamboo mugs, coconut shell bowls

Niña V. Guno - @NGunoINQ 06/07/2019

A high school in Negros Occidental is taking steps to reduce its plastic waste with reusable and locally sourced materials. The Wala Usik (zero waste) canteen in Bulata National High School in Cauayan, Negros Occidental, opened the…

Tips to achieve a zero-waste lifestyle

Marc Cosep 03/25/2019

Want to do your part in saving mother earth? Let’s start by cutting back on your trash. A zero-waste lifestyle conserves natural resources and reduces pollution from manufacturing and disposal products. Here are a few tips to…

Dad to EMB-7: Don’t delay OK of permits of firms seeking to collect medical wastes in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “Don’t delay the approval of permits for accredited medical waste treatment, storage, and disposal providers to operate in Cebu City so that they can start collecting medical wastes in the city.” This is…

Operators get Cenro’s notice to proceed with Binaliw landfill operations

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 02/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The operators of the Binaliw landfill are one step closer to operating the 15-hectare landfill in Barangay Binaliw after they received a notice to proceed with their operations from the Cebu City Environment…

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.…

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