By Maricar B. Brizuela
To solve the perennial problem of flooding in Metro Manila, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Chairman Francis Tolentino said Monday there is a need for the incineration of garbage, which he claimed was the root cause of the clogging of waterways that cause massive flooding in the metropolis.
By Matikas Santos
Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Ramon Paje was grilled in the Senate Monday over the garbage problem in Manila Bay that was affecting a critical environmental habitat.
By Jhoanna Marie Buenaobra
Older generations have been saying that the Baguio they loved was no longer the city that exists today.
By Jeannette I. Andrade
Environmentalists trooped Tuesday to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, warning the agency of a law suit if it pursues plans to allow the burning of garbage as a means to manage solid waste.
This province’s capital, Bontoc town, has developed ecological sanitation parks, crushed glass and plastics into construction materials, and enforced a plastics ban to fulfill the conditions of a 2012 writ of kalikasan over an open dump that used to operate a hundred meters from Chico River.