Monthly Archive:: May 2007

Churches Unite to Denounce Cavite Waste Incinerator Facility

TRECE MARTIREZ CITY, CAVITE – Catholic and Protestant churches joined the different communities in Cavite to oppose the impending resumption of operation of a pyrolysis waste treatment in this city. Different environmental groups have proven that the

Back-to-school Eco Tips for Students and Parents

As the Department of Education (DepEd) braces itself for the resumption of regular classes at all levels, the environmental groups Add Up! Volunteers and the EcoWaste Coalition have teamed up to produce a list of eco-tips that

GUIDELINES FOR ZERO WASTE FIESTAS: Towards a Zero Waste Celebration of Faith and Life

Our country, the Philippines, is truly the “Fiesta Islands.” Across the length and breadth of our 42,000 barangays, countless festivals are celebrated yearly often in honor of a community’s patron saint. As a central event in the

Green Group Pushes for Post-Campaign Cleanup

QUEZON CITY, Philippines. “Win or lose, please remove your campaign propaganda materials without delay.” The EcoWaste Coalition, a network of non-profit groups working on waste and pollution issues, made this plea during a combined clean-up drive along

Communities Seek Closure of Waste Incinerator for Safety and Health

CAVITE, Philippines. Concerned citizens of Trece Martires City flocked to the residence of re-electionist Mayor Melencio “Jun” de Sagun on 5 May 2007 to ask him to take firm action against a waste incineration facility that has

Groups Slam Japan’s Waste Colonialism

MANILA, Philippines. Environmental and civil society groups from around the globe today blasted the Japanese government for what they view as Japan’s sinister plot to establish waste colonies in Asia by liberalizing trade in toxic wastes via