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Dagupan pilots energy project

Dagupan is piloting a Waste to Worth project to be undertaken by a manufacturing firm, which would convert the city’s solid waste into energy and end its garbage crisis.

Posted: March 28th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Villagers slam stench from trash dump

THESE accumulated garbage turn Angeles City’s materials recovery facility into an open dump. JUN MALIG / Inquirer Central Luzon

Residents of Pampang village here have been complaining of stench from some 12,000 metric tons of garbage that had accumulated at the local government’s materials recovery facility (MRF) near the city’s market, hospital and schools.

Posted: January 12th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Metro residents greet 2014 with trash

COVERED in hundreds of Christmas lights, a house in Filinvest East, Cainta, Rizal, welcomes the New Year in style. AUGUST DELA CRUZ

As usual, the New Year’s Eve revelry left mountains of garbage in the streets of Metro Manila, the environment group EcoWaste Coalition lamented Wednesday.   “On the first day of the New Year, we see the all-too-familiar sight of street dumps and smell the stink of mixed garbage rising from it,” said the group’s national […]

Posted: January 1st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Quezon City garbage fee proposal nears passage

THEN AND NOW A composting shed for biodegradable wastes (lower photo) has been built in place of a stinky, disease-causing dump near a wet market in Barangay 34, Caloocan City, thanks to a campaign that convinced the local government and a cooperative of the need for proper solid waste management. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Residents of Quezon City may have to shell out between P100 and P500 a year for the collection and disposal of their garbage if a bill approved by the city council on second reading last Monday is finally enacted into an ordinance.

Posted: December 17th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Dump cracks alarm Benguet exec

This capital town of Benguet province is facing a trash slide, similar to what happened to a facility in neighboring Baguio City in 2011, unless the local government starts improving its waste management system.

Posted: November 10th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »