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BOC’s John Simon receives environmental justice award
THE WASTE and pollution watchdog group EcoWaste Coalition yesterday presented the “Environmental Justice Award” to Bureau of Customs-Region 10 District Collector John Simon in a virtual ceremony.Simon, a customs official with 31 years of distinguished service in the government sector, ...
From 36 days ago
Toward zero waste
THE month of January is observed in the Philippines as the Zero Waste Month as contained in Proclamation 760 issued in 2014.As stated in the said presidential directive, Zero Waste is both an advocacy and a goal. It is an ...
From 43 days ago
Zero waste an imperative
I CAN'T blame my colleagues from the environmental movement for adopting the tagline: Zero Waste Is Possible, in our campaigns. It is our way of politically-correcting, at best couching, the law. And we have been having successes, no matter how ...
From 51 days ago
Strengthen compliance to toy labeling law for children's safety and well-being
YEAR in and year out, the EcoWaste Coalition has been raising awareness about children's right to safe toys, especially during the yuletide season. This year, our group conducted a monthly monitoring of toys sold in the market during the ...
From 64 days ago
Waste importation: An exploitative trade and how we can end it
THE global waste trade, like any economic endeavor, is a numbers game, and unfortunately, those numbers are against the Philippines and other developing countries, which find themselves on the losing end of a billion-dollar industry. This game has always been ...
From 71 days ago
Coalition: For toxics-free and Covid-safe holidays
WE ARE delighted to share some practical pointers on how to celebrate safely and sustainably amid the unparalleled climate, plastic and health challenges facing our families and communities. These tips were contributed by our members and partners in the environmental ...
From 78 days ago
Declare a state of climate emergency now
WE EXPRESS our solidarity with the urgent plea made by climate-action and -justice advocates urging the government to declare, amid a raging health pandemic, a climate emergency in response to the massivedestruction in the Philippines brought about by the climate ...
From 85 days ago
A case for banning firecrackers and fireworks
UNLIKE in previous years, Filipinos will usher in the New Year in a pollution-free and physically distanced but no less cheery celebration amid the Covid-19 pandemic.This will be the likely situation if the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases ...
From 92 days ago
Safe post-disaster cleanup
AT THE outset, the EcoWaste Coalition through this column takes this opportunity to commiserate with the communities and families affected by the successive typhoons that have battered our country in a very short space of time. Our deepest sympathies go ...
From 99 days ago
Baguio's organic backyard gardening
GIVEN Baguio's favorable climate and good political leadership, the country's summer capital may well be on its path to becoming a model for organic backyard gardening. Not only because its citizens are mainly composed of hard-working, diligent, and resourceful Ilocanos, ...
From 106 days ago