Monthly Archive:: October 2010

Bishop, environmentalists urge La Loma Cemetery visitors to get rid of “Zombasura” habits

Environmental advocates from the church and the civil society today asked visitors to the oldest cemetery in Metro Manila not to turn into “Zombasura,” the notorious cemetery litterbugs. In an event held at the main entrance of

EcoWaste Coalition appeals to major retailers to make their reusable bags more affordable to consumers

An environmental network has requested major retailers to bring down the price of their eco-friendly bags to attract more Filipinos, especially consumers on tight budgets, to drop use of plastic bags in favor of reusable bags. Beginning

Groups campaign for waste reduction in cemeteries, urge the public not to become “Zombasura”

Concerned groups have combined their voices to encourage the public not to sully the cemeteries with trash. In a joint action today, the EcoWaste Coalition, Miss Earth Foundation and the management of the Manila North Cemetery urged

EcoWaste Coalition’s Tips for Garbage-Free Undas

EcoWaste Coalition’s Tips for Garbage-Free Undas: I. FOR CEMETERY ADMINISTRATORS • Carry out a recycling program within their sites, including the possibility of engaging the service of waste pickers in adjacent neighborhoods. • Put up recycling stations

Let the cleanup begin!

Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan campaign materials thrive in front of the Flora A. Ylagan High School in Malakas St., Barangay Pinyahan, Quezon City, site of the Barangay Central polling precincts. EcoWaste Coalition Unit 329, Eagle Court Condominium

EcoWaste Coalition Calls for Post-Election Community Cleanup

Quezon City. “Let the cleanup begin.” The EcoWaste Coalition, a waste and pollution watchdog, today called on all Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) candidates in the country’s 42,025 barangays to get rid of their campaign materials before

Voters urged to pick pro-environment Barangay and SK bets

Quezon City. With the Barangay ang Sangguniang Kabataan polls just around the corner, an environmental coalition urged voters to back pro-environment candidates at the ballot box in the wake of super typhoon Juan. “Our country, a recognized

EcoWaste Coalition Asks Candidates to Show Mercy to Helpless Trees

Quezon City. An environmental organization has appealed to candidates of the upcoming Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan polls to spare trees of all types of campaign materials. The EcoWaste Coalition, which is promoting a Mother Earth-friendly electoral exercise,


Members of the EcoWaste Coalition hold ballot boxes to signify the power of the people through the ballot to elect leaders who will watch over the environment and nurse our ailing Mother Earth back to health. Green

Greens Appeal to Barangay and Youth Candidates to Care for Mother Earth

Quezon City. As thousands of aspiring Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan leaders hit the campaign trail starting tomorrow, green activists reminded them to be respectful of the environment as they race to woo voters in their respective communities.