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Multiple trash bins in all QC public places pushed


A Quezon City councilor has pushed for the approval of a measure that will make it mandatory for operators or administrators of malls, parks and playgrounds to install separate trash bins for recyclable and nonrecyclable garbage.

Posted: June 30th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Writ sought to stop Cavite water project


A group of concerned residents from the towns of Indang and Naic in Cavite has filed a petition in the Court of Appeals for the issuance of a writ of kalikasan for the government to stop what it described as a “destructive”water project in Indang.

Posted: June 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

DSWD dole recipients must do ‘green’ tasks, say QC dads


The Quezon City Council said it would ask the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to require its cash dole beneficiaries to work for environment-related projects as an additional condition for receiving such assistance.

Posted: June 11th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Guardians of ancient ‘mangrove highway’

ECOTOURISM MODEL  Tourists aboard yellow boats pass through the mangrove tunnel at Centennial Mangrove Heritage Park in Barangay Tigbao, Aroroy, Masbate. Tigbao’s forest is part of the 70-kilometer mangrove highway hugging the coastlines of Aroroy.  MARK ALVIC ESPLANA/INQUIRER SOUTHERN LUZON

As sunlight faded that late afternoon, Zaldy Casidsid dipped his paddle again into the brackish waters of the mangrove forest in Barangay (village) Tigbao in Aroroy town, Masbate province.

Posted: June 5th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Group warns vs unsafe watercolor

A toxics watch group has reiterated its warning against a brand of watercolors that tested positive for lead after it found out that the product was being sold not only in Divisoria but also in the Baclaran area.

Posted: May 27th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »