By Anselmo Roque
On Sundays, residents queue at a collection and redemption center at the public market here. Their items for exchange? Bags full of plastic and paper refuse, as well as dried leaves, that they trade for school supplies, bars of soap, ecobags and umbrellas.
By Jaymee T. Gamil
Consider it a reprieve of sorts—beneficial for businesses but not for the environment. Amid earlier reports that the plastic ban would be implemented starting this month, the Makati City government clarified Wednesday that it would take effect in the middle of the year.
By Philip C. Tubeza
Don’t bury Jose Rizal under a huge pile of trash.
By Jamie Marie Elona
Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim Sunday appealed to residents to work together with the government in clearing the city of garbage left behind by the floods which inundated most parts of Metro Manila last week.
The Falcones Legis Societas, one of the recognized organizations at the Adamson University’s College of Law, has conducted an orientation-seminar on Ecological Solid Waste Management (EWSM) at Bayanan Elementary School in Muntinlupa City.
By Niña Calleja
The cleanup of Roxas Boulevard by personnel of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and volunteers will continue for the next two to three days.
By Jamie Marie Elona
, Niña Calleja
Public works officials, sanitation workers, and environmentalists could only shake their heads as the storm surge triggered by Tropical Storm “Gener” turned the recently repaired Manila Bay seawall into a dump.
By Ana and Joey Papa
In celebration of Environment Month, around 400 women leaders in Quezon City recently vowed to practice in their households or establishments waste segregation, composting and recycling at source as part of a campaign being spearheaded by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-
National Capital Region (DENR-NCR), Bangon Kalikasan Ecology Centers and the city government’s Environmental Protection and Waste Management Department (EPWMD).
By Gabriel Cardinoza
The first thing Mayor Benjamin Lim had intended to accomplish when he first became mayor in 2001 was to solve the city’s mounting garbage problem.
BAGUIO City—The city government has started moving tons of garbage from a decommissioned dump in Barangay (village) Irisan here to prevent another deadly trash slide when strong monsoon rains return. It has also discussed plans to strictly implement a “no waste segregation, no collection” policy, as national attention continues to focus on the city’s solid [...]