Environmental group calls Gwen, Mike ‘Destroyers of Mother Earth’

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “Destroyers of Mother Earth.” This is what members of the Philippine Movement for Climate Justice (PMCJ) Cebu called Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia and Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama in a protest rally held…

Solid Waste Management summit results: WTE, MRF, segregation a must

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City wrapped up its first Solid Waste Management Summit (SWM) on April 8, 2022, and the SWM Board is now planning to amend the 10-year SWM plan that the Commission on Audit…

Cebu City tackles solutions in solid waste management on summit day 2

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is now tackling solutions for the waste management problem in the second day of its Solid Waste Management Summit.  The three-day summit hopes to gather solutions to the perennial garbage problem. …

Solid Waste Management summit begins in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The three-day Solid Waste Management (SWM) summit has begun in Cebu City and is expected to help the government craft the 10-year SWM plan. Mayor Michael Rama opened the summit at the SM…

Cebu City’s WTE JVA now up for Swiss Challenge

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Joint Venture Agreement (JVA) for Cebu City’s controversial waste-to-energy project (WTE) proposal is now up for Swiss Challenge. Councilor Raymond Garcia, majority floor leader of the Cebu City Council, told CDN Digital…

Partido Lakas Ng Masa candidates Bello, Espiritu back Carbon vendors, denounce WTE project

Jewil Anne Tabiolo 03/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Several national candidates vowed to bring local issues to the national scene like the modernization of the Carbon Public Market and the proposal to put up a waste-to-energy (WTE) facility if elected in…

Ecowaste Coalition to Rama: Don’t approve WTE JVA

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Various environmental groups in the country are urging Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama not to approve the Waste to Energy (WTE) Joint Venture Agreement (JVA) with New Sky Energy Philippines. The City Council…

Cebu City Council approves JVA for WTE facility in divided house

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council has managed to approve the Joint Venture Agreement (JVA) of the city government with New Sky Energy Philippines Inc. for a waste-to-energy facility. The JVA was passed with 9-5-2…

Capitol acquires P1B Naga lot for WTE project

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu provincial government has acquired a 64-hectare lot in the City of Naga, southern Cebu after its private owner failed to pay the real property tax for the lot. The Provincial Information…

11 firms want to build WTE facility in Naga

Rosalie Abatayo 11/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —— Eleven companies have expressed interest to partner with the Cebu Capitol in building a waste-to-energy (WTE) facility in Barangay Uling in Naga City. The representatives of the firms attended the meeting with Governor…

Officials study WTE facility for Inayawan

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 03/12/2017

Cebu City officials, led by Mayor Tomas Osmeña, are checking a waste-to-energy (WTE) facility operated by a Chinese firm in Bangkok, Thailand to determine if such could be applied in the city’s Inayawan landfill. “WTE doesn’t create…

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