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‘No to Plastic Straw’ Campaign Launched in Antique

The Provincial Office of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Antique launched a new campaign to say no to plastic straws in a bid to protect the environment. “The campaign seeks to raise public awareness on the danger of plastic straws to the environment, and we connect this campaign to the observance of the Month […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2019

Filipino Genius Uses Plastic Straws & Candy Wrappers to Make Plastic School Chairs

Filipino Genius Uses Plastic Straws & Candy Wrappers to Make Plastic School Chairs The Epoch Times The world's population has been skyrocketing over the last handful of generations, and with the.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsMay 8th, 2019

Toy retailers urged to stop selling benzene-containing plastic balloon kits

Toy retailers urged to stop selling benzene-containing plastic balloon kits.....»»

Category: newsSource:  bicolstandardRelated NewsMay 5th, 2019

Cafe in the Philippines Now Uses Straws Made Out of Coconut Leaves to Cut Plastic Waste

By Ryan General/nextshark.com – A cafe in the Philippines has been earning praise online for using biodegradable straws made out of coconut leaves as a means of reducing plastic waste. The eco-friendly straws called lukay (local term for palm leaves) can be found in Cafe Editha, located in Dapa, Surigao Read more ».....»»

Category: newsSource:  thepinoyRelated NewsMay 1st, 2019

Straws you can eat

In South Korea, a company has taken the fight against the use of plastic straws on another level – by developing an alternative that you can eat......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 28th, 2019

BFAR Conducts Test Runs on Fiberglass Boats of Mindoro Fishermen

The Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) conducted test runs in the waters of Occidental Mindoro for the 30-footer fiberglass-reinforced plastic (FRP) boats with 18-HP diesel engines received by the 22 fishermen involved in the Recto Bank (Reed Bank) incident, as livelihood assistance from the government. DA Undersecretary and BFAR national […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJun 25th, 2019

DICT proposes alternative automated voting systems

DICT proposes alternative automated voting systems.....»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 24th, 2019

Giyera kontra plastic sa dagat, dineklara ng ASEAN leaders

Thailand – Nagdeklara ng giyera ang mga lider ng bansang kasapi sa Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) noong Sabado. Hindi sa ibang bansa kundi giyera laban sa mga marine debris o mga basurang itinatapon sa dagat na nakamamatay sa mga marine aquatic animals sa karagatan. Sa joint statement na tinatawag na Bangkok Declaration on […] The post Giyera kontra plastic sa dagat, dineklara ng ASEAN leaders appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2019

Among world s worst polluters, ASEAN vows to tackle ocean waste

BANGKOK, Thailand – With Southeast Asia awash in rubbish, from plastic-choked whales to trash-clogged canals, leaders are planning to push through a deal to fight maritime debris at a regional meeting this weekend. Just 5 Asian countries – China, Indonesia, the Philippines, Vietnam and Thailand – dump more than half of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2019

Plastic Barter Store Opens in Cebu

A unique store has opened in Cebu City where they give different products in exchange for plastics and garbage. The store is called Plastic Barter Store, located beside University of Southern Philippines Foundation (USPF) Mabini Campus in Mabini Street, Barangay Sto. Niño, Cebu City. The store accepts recyclable plastics like water and soft drink bottles, […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJun 21st, 2019

DICT proposes faster, more transparent way to hold PH elections

MANILA, Philippines – Delays in the transmission of results in the 2019 elections  has prompted the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) to think of new ways to hold future elections. The DICT claims its proposed way is faster, more transparent, and generally more superior than the automated elections ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 21st, 2019

TUCP proposes in-city tenement housing for minimum-waged earners in dialogue with Pag-IBIG

The workers group Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) is going to propose an affordable in-city tenement housing for minimum-waged earners......»»

Category: newsSource:  samarnewsRelated NewsJun 20th, 2019

Greenpeace sounds alarm over plastic pollution in UK rivers

LONDON, United Kingdom – Greenpeace on Wednesday, June 19, raised the alarm over microplastics in rivers after finding the pollutant in all the rivers it tested in Britain, calling it a "problem of enormous complexity". "We ignore this problem at our peril," warned David Santillo, senior scientist with the Greenpeace Research ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 20th, 2019

A barter store that protects environment, inspires livelihood

CEBU CITY, Philippines— It has only been four days since the Plastic Barter Store opened but already it has collected a total of 212 kilos of plastic wastes. The store located along Mabini Street in Barangay Sto. Niño is fast becoming the destination of street dwellers, who used to go to junk shops to sell […] The post A barter store that protects environment, inspires livelihood appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 19th, 2019

Probe launched on ballot box found floating in Maguindanao swamp

Authorities are now investigating on who dumped a plastic box containing May 13, 2019 election returns in a swamp that a villager found Sunday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 18th, 2019

G20 agrees marine plastic pollution deal

TOKYO, Japan – The Group of 20 major economies said they agreed a deal to reduce plastic waste that is choking the seas at a meeting in Japan on Sunday, June 16.  Under the agreement, G20 member countries committed to reducing plastic waste but gave little detail on how that would ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 16th, 2019

Getting to zero: the Japan town trying to recycle all its waste

KAMIKATSU, Japan – Plastic, paper, metal? In Japan's Kamikatsu, sorting rubbish isn't that simple. Residents face a mind-boggling 45 separate categories for their garbage as the town aims to be "zero waste" by 2020. And that's not all: there isn't even trash collection. The 1,500 residents of the town in ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 16th, 2019

PH moving to help plastic wastes problem

  PLASTIC wastes now inundating the world may not just be an environmental problem. It is turning out to be a health problem as well. Findings of 52 studies by scientists indicate that people around the world are now ingesting an average of five grams of microscopic plastic particles every week, from the tap and […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJun 15th, 2019

Korean pop titans BTS conquers the West

PARIS, France – Paris's Stade de France stadium is packed. The crowd is a sea of screaming teenagers in sporty hoodies, colourful rabbit ears and – as it starts to rain – plastic ponchos. In a puff of smoke, BTS bursts onto the stage from ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 15th, 2019

Perilous plastic

“To be honest, as a dad, it’s tough trying to explain this to my kids. How do you explain dead whales washing up on beaches around the world, their stomachs jam-packed with plastic bags?”  This dad is no ordinary dad. He is Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. He is referring to the plastic waste, which […] The post Perilous plastic appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 13th, 2019