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Group urges China to probe trash shipment from Hong Kong

China should investigate the entry of mixed plastic waste shipment from Hong Kong, environmental watch group EcoWaste Coalition said as it reiterated the Philippines is not a dumping site of trash from other countries......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 24th, 2019

Trash talk in the Philippines reveals waste trails in Southeast Asia - The Interpreter

Trash talk in the Philippines reveals waste trails in Southeast Asia The Interpreter Rich countries dumping plastic waste and garbage on poorer parts of the region has raised a stink in Manila......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2019

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

By Ryan General/ – 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

Southeast Asia became dumping ground for plastic waste – study

By Anna Gabriela A. Mogato/ – Countries, especially Southeast Asian nations, without policies banning imports of plastic waste are at risk of being toxic dumpsites, according to the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA). A report released Tuesday, April 23, showed plastic waste from highly-industrialized nations are rerouted to developing Read more ».....»»

Category: newsSource:  thepinoyRelated NewsApr 28th, 2019

Paving roads with plastic bottles rescued from the sea

(Earth Beats) In the Caribbean city of Utila, in Honduras, local officials found a solution to the plastic problem by turning them into asphalt that can be used to pave the city streets......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 28th, 2019

Giant barriers keep waste out of the oceans

(Earth Beats) A startup designed a river barrier system to prevent plastic waste from going into the oceans......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 28th, 2019

Bayern to play in shirts made from recycled ocean waste

MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich will play in shirts made of recycled plastic waste collected off the shores of the Maldives when it hosts Hoffenheim in the Bundesliga on Saturday. The shirts were developed by Adidas. Adidas is a co-founder.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsNov 5th, 2016

Major traveling exhibit at the MCAD

This month, Soil and Stones, Souls and Songs—a traveling and transforming exhibition—opened at the Museum of Contemporary Art and Design (MCAD) at the De La Salle-College of St. Benilde in Manila. A major international exhibition, it works w.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsSep 24th, 2016

Flood threat as plastic bags clog Bangkok’s bowels

BANGKOK: A line of prisoners emerges from Bangkok's sewers covered in a thick film of slime and hauling buckets of sludge—frontline troops in the battle against a rising tide of plastic waste. Located just 50 centimeters above sea level and criss-c.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsSep 6th, 2016

Boycott Canada? Palace stops government trips, deals

Following the recall of Philippine diplomats last week, President Duterte has banned government officials from traveling to Canada, citing as reason the delay in the return of 69 container vans of waste to Ottawa......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News15 hr. 8 min. ago

50 mobile trash bins ipinamahagi sa Navotas sweepers

Navotas City – Dahil sa kagustuhan at pagsisikap na higit pang mapalinis ang lungsod at mapalakas ang pangmatagalang programa nito sa ecological solid waste management ang Local Government Unit (LGU) ng Navotas  sa pamumuno ni […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsMay 25th, 2019

Trash talk- Philippine president to declare war on Canada in waste dispute

Rodrigo Duterte ramps up the rhetoric in row over containers languishing in Philippine ports The Philippine president, Rodrigo Duterte, has said he is ready to declare war against Canada over scores o.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsMay 25th, 2019

Waste shipments flow roiled Palace

Waste shipments flow roiled Palace.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 25th, 2019

Garbage to be returned to Hong Kong

THE garbage that was illegally imported into Misamis Oriental from Hong Kong will be sent back, Malacañang said on Friday. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador S. Panelo said in a statement on Friday afternoon that the Bureau of Customs (BoC) discovered the entry of “mixed plastic wastes” from Hong Kong into Misamis Oriental. The shipment was declared […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 24th, 2019

LGU-Lianga prepares for municipal eco-park launching

BUTUAN CITY, May 24 - The local government unit (LGU) of Lianga, Surigao del Sur is now on its final preparation for the launching of the alternative technology for waste disposal site termed as ec.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsMay 24th, 2019

Philippines, other Asean nations see more plastic dumping - Philippine Star

Philippines, other Asean nations see more plastic dumping Philippine Star The Philippines and other Southeast Asian nations have seen a drastic increase in the quantity of plastic being dumped on the.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMay 24th, 2019

Canada to bring abandoned waste back from Philippines

MANILA – After President Duterte threatened to send back tons of garbage shipped by Canada to the Philippines, the Canadian […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2019

‘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

Canada to Complete Removal of Exported Trash by End June

A Canadian official said Thursday the removal of the exported waste from the Philippines will be completed by end of next month. “Canada is pleased to announce that it has awarded a contract to bring the waste back promptly and to ensure its safe and environmentally sound disposal,” Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2019

Waste materials from Australia not illegal, says Customs official

The close to a dozen container vans that arrived from Australia early this month were not toxic garbage but processed materials which will be used as fuel for a cement company’s manufacturing plants, said the Bureau of Customs (BOC) Thursday......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2019