Monthly Archive:: December 2014

EcoWaste Coalition Cautions Public vs. Unhealthy, Air-Polluting Firecrackers and Fireworks

Quezon City. The EcoWaste Coalition, an environmental group addressing waste pollution, chemical and climate issues, warned Filipinos about the health hazards posed by blasting firecrackers and fireworks a few hours before New Year celebrations erupt with these

EcoWaste Coalition Appeals to New Years’ Eve Revelers: “Please Mind Your Trash, Litter Not”

A waste and pollution watchdog today appealed to the public to ring in the New Year sans habitual littering. The EcoWaste Coalition, an advocate for Zero Waste Philippines, insisted that the joyful welcome of 2015 need not

Paputok ay Iwasan

Poem Recited by John Paul Reyes, 11, at the “Iwas PapuToxic” event co-organized by the EcoWaste Coalition and the Care for the Earth Ministry of Our Lady of Remedies Parish, 28 December 2014 Kaming mga kabataanNagbibigay babala

Groups Plea for Animal Welfare as Boisterous New Year’s Eve Revelry Nears, Urge the Public Not to Blow Up Firecrackers during the Festivities

“Have mercy… be compassionate… firecrackers are hurtful for animals, too.” Speaking in behalf of their voiceless pets, this was the collective plea of environmental  and animal welfare  advocates who gathered today in front of the Malate Catholic

EcoWaste Coalition Calls for “Kapit-Bisig” to Stop Piccolo Threat, Reminds Kids Not to Use their “Aginaldo” to Buy Firecrackers

With barely a week before New Year, the EcoWaste Coalition called for more resolute action involving all sectors to stop the lethal harm posed by the infamous “piccolo,” a banned scratch-banger type of firecracker, on young children.

“Waste No Food This Christmas” – EcoWaste Coalition

As the nation prepares for the yuletide feasting and celebration, zero waste campaign network EcoWaste Coalition urged the public not to waste food. “The One whose birthday we are supposed to be celebrating during this season dislikes

“Cut on Christmas e-waste” – advocacy groups urge public

“Think Environment! Prevent and Reduce E-Waste.” This is the joint message aired by the EcoWaste Coalition, an environmental watchdog promoting “zero waste and chemical safety,” and the Philippine Misereor Partnership Inc. (PMPI), a network espousing “integral human

“Iwas PapuToxic” Campaign Urges Kids to Desist Using Firecrackers to Avoid Injuries, Pollution

Environmental groups and health advocates led by the EcoWaste Coalition, together with about 2,000 students from Fernando Ma. Guerrero Elementary School in Paco, Manila, today jumpstarted the annual campaign against the use of firecrackers by staging an

Beware of Toxic Christmas Gifts

Quezon City. “Christmas gifts can make one merry, or sorry,” waste and toxic watchdog EcoWaste Coalition reminded consumers today amid the yuletide shopping frenzy. The coalition issued the statement after 57 of the 100 common gift items

Don’t Be “Plastic” This Christmas – EcoWaste Coalition

Manila. In time for the Christmas rush, zero waste campaign network EcoWaste Coalition today urge the public to shun disposable plastic bags and wrappers in celebrating the season, and go for reusable ones instead. In an event