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Groups oppose garbage incineration

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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

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Students, employees and traders climb a mound of 38-year-old garbage, estimated to be 18,000 cubic meters that now occupies Kilometer 5 of Asin Road in Baguio City.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

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

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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 »

EcoWaste Coalition wants waste-disposal facilities assessed by government

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Students, employees and traders climb a mound of 38-year-old garbage, estimated to be 18,000 cubic meters that now occupies Kilometer 5 of Asin Road in Baguio City.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Waste and pollution watchdog urged national and local government agencies to conduct inspection and assessment of waste disposal facilities in their respective areas of jurisdiction following torrential rains in many parts of Luzon that may have caused damage to facilities.

Posted: August 8th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Dagupan fears garbage crisis

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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.

Posted: June 17th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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