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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 »

Baguio’s garbage woes refuse to disappear

VULNERABLE CITY. A view of Baguio City, considered the most vulnerable to climate change among four cities outside the National Capital Region due to its vulnerable to extreme weather events, according to the World Wide Fund for Nature-Philippines, which did the study. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The city’s continuing garbage problem indicates that residents and businesses here have failed to comply with a policy on waste segregation, a city official said.

Posted: October 11th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Thousands expected to join Manila Bay cleanup on Saturday


Tens of thousands of Filipino volunteers are once again expected to roll up their sleeves and wade in the murky waters of Manila Bay to pick up garbage on Saturday, the International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) Day.

Posted: September 19th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Ex-Peace Corps volunteer airs concern over trash

JULIA Crowley Leilanie Adriano, Inquirer Northern Luzon

Former US Peace Corps volunteer Julia Crowley loves to ride her bicycle under the canopy of trees in Ilocos Norte that has been her home for two and a half years.

Posted: June 16th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Ecija residents get bonus in managing garbage


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.

Posted: February 4th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Makati gov’t postpones yet again start of ban on plastics


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.

Posted: January 2nd, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

‘Keep Rizal Park free of garbage’


Don’t bury Jose Rizal under a huge pile of trash.

Posted: December 27th, 2012 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

‘Help us clean up Manila’


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.

Posted: August 12th, 2012 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Group conducts waste management seminar

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.

Posted: August 7th, 2012 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

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  2. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  3. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  4. Massive infra spending set
  5. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  6. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  7. Passengers denied chance to escape sinking South Korea ferry
  8. South Korea president shouted down by distraught parents
  9. Two Popes who would be saints
  10. Lacson’s wife loses diamond earring to thieves but recovers jewelry quickly with police arrest
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  4. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  5. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  6. MH370 co-pilot made mid-flight phone call – report
  7. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  8. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  9. Massive infra spending set
  10. OFW brings MERS virus to Philippines
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  5. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  6. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  7. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  8. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  9. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  10. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia


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