Monthly Archive:: December 2009
Quezon City. A waste and pollution watchdog today warned against the burning of used tires and trash during the New Year revelry to prevent toxic pollutants from endangering the public health, climate and environment. The EcoWaste Coalition
Manila. If animals are able to place infomercials on TV like politicians do, they would have cried to high heavens for a change in the way Filipinos welcome the New Year with a toxic and ear-splitting bang.
Manila. With 2010 just around the corner and the likelihood of bloody and filthy welcome rites happening again for the nth time, green groups today intensified their advocacy for ecological alternatives to firecrackers and fireworks. Latest government
Quezon City. Parents should refrain from giving replicas of handgun, automatic assault rifle, submachine gun and other weapons of war and violence as Christmas presents to children. Toy guns are sold at popular prices and are favorite
Quezon City. “Don’t trash it… rejoice but recycle to protect the climate!” The EcoWaste Coalition has stepped up its advocacy for eco-sensitive holidays with an appeal to each and every Filipino household to reuse and recycle more
Quezon City. The failure of the recently-concluded United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen to strike a “just, ambitious and legally-binding treaty” continued to draw heavyflak from citizens’ groups. After the CSO Working Group on Climate Change
Quezon City. A Catholic bishop and a noted film actress have called on the faithful to mark the birth of the Redeemer with simplicity and a deeper appreciation of our common responsibilityto conserve and protect Mother Earth.
Quezon City – At the height of the Simbang Gabi and Christmas shopping frenzy, the EcoWaste Coalition, a chemicals and toxics safety watchdog, in cooperation with Santuario de San PedroBautista Parish, staged at the church’s patio today,
Quezon City. For the sake of Mother Earth, please bring your own reusable bag and keep in mind the lessons of Ondoy’s epic flood. Film actress Chin-Chin Gutierrez and the EcoWaste Coalition together aired this plea as
Quezon City. Let us think about the babies and children, sick neighbors, elders, pets and animals, and, not to be counted out, the beleaguered environment and climate, before buying and blasting firecrackers. For a safe and climate-friendly