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DAVAO CITY TO RECYCLE ELECTION CAMPAIGN MATERIALS

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte has ordered political candidates here to create their own teams tasked with retrieving and recycling election materials after the May 9 elections.In an executive order, Duterte required all local candidates to participate in a three-day removal and recycling activity on May 10, 11, and 12. “The city government urges local […]

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PRACTICE A SUSTAINABLE LIFESTYLE, RECYCLE – DENR

Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Roy Cimatu said that waste facilities alone will not solve the problem of solid waste management in the Philippines as he urged the public to minimize their waste by practicing a sustainable lifestyle. In light of the 21st year of Republic Act 9003 or the Ecological Solid […]

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MOTIVATE PACKAGING UPSCALING, RECYCLING – VILLAR

Saying that the globe is in the middle of a climate emergency, Senator Cynthia Villar cited the need to find the strategic interventions to drastically redeem what would have been valuable materials from the waste stream. Villar, chairperson of the Senate Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Climate Change, has sponsored Senate Bill No. 2425, […]

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STYLE AND SUSTAINABILITY

There’s a lot of pressure to dress to impress. Trends and fads quickly come and go. Sometimes your clothes and how you dress can make you better accepted in society. It can lead to more, and even better, opportunities.  If you’re like me, my closet is full of clothes I barely touch. There’s the pile […]

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2ND LIFE: REPURPOSING PLASTIC FOR THE EARTH

Pollution is considered a global crisis. Around 22,000 tons of mismanaged waste makes its way into the ocean daily, with the Philippines contributing 7,400 tons. It was also reported by the World Wide Fund (WWF) in 2018 that most of the plastic waste from the Philippines end up in the ocean and that it comes […]

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RECYCLE ELECTION CAMPAIGN TARPAULINS – VILLAR

Reelected Senator Cynthia Villar has tapped the help of a group of women in Dasmariñas, Cavite to make bags out of the tarpaulins used during her campaign in the recent midterm elections. Villar, chair of the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources, said this recycling project benefits a small tailoring business, which employs mothers as […]

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TURN ELECTION CAMPAIGN MATERIAL TRASH INTO CASH – DENR

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) 4-A (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon) is encouraging candidates in the recent elections and their supporters, as well as local communities, to upcycle their election campaign materials. DENR 4-A Executive Director Maria Paz Luna said they fully support the call made by the Department of the […]

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KEEP THE ELECTION CAMPAIGN ‘CLEAN AND GREEN’ – LUNTIAN PARTYLIST

With the first week of the election campaign in the books, Luntiang Pilipinas Party-list (Luntian PL) on Monday called on all senatorial candidates and party-list groups to ensure that their campaign organizations and supporters conduct a “clean-and-green” election campaign that would not negatively impact the environment. Luntian first nominee Michael Ubac said that based on […]

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WELCOME THE NEW YEAR BY STARTING A ZERO-WASTE LIFESTYLE – LEGARDA

Senator Loren Legarda, founder of Luntiang Pilipinas, encouraged everyone to start a zero-waste lifestyle with the new year by avoiding the use of plastics. “Let us welcome the new year with a resolve to be better citizens of Earth by adopting an eco-friendly, zero-waste lifestyle,” said Legarda. “Let us welcome the new year with a […]