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LGUs told to stop violating law on solid waste

Sen. Loren Legarda.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Sen. Loren Legarda has appealed to local governments to comply with Republic Act No. 9003 (Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000) as 576 open dumps are still operating after the law banned these in 2000.

Posted: October 16th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »


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Posted: September 4th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Groups oppose garbage incineration

BOUNTY OF THE BAY. Scavengers scour the heap of garbage washed ashore the Manila Bay in Roxas Boulevard Manila. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

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.

Posted: August 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Zero-waste coalition hits dumping of garbage on PH


Zero-waste advocates on Friday expressed their disgust over an attempt to smuggle into the country some 50 containers of trash mislabeled as recyclable plastics from Canada.

Posted: February 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Trashy’ decor and gift ideas

WREATH from glossy magazines

Arts and crafts teachers looking for new, unique and interesting but inexpensive projects for their students to do, especially decor and gifts for Christmas and New Year, should take a look at the suggestions offered by the book “3Rs of Fun in Waste.” The crafts are also environment-friendly as they use items that would have otherwise gone to dumpsites.

Posted: December 3rd, 2012 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »