As the International Plastic Bag Free Day is observed today, a waste and pollution watch group asked Filipinos from all walks of life to kick the plastic bag habit for a trash-free land and marine environment.
After calling on consumers to skip soaps and washes containing triclosan and triclocarban, a watch group on harmful chemicals is now training its gun on manufacturers of personal care and cosmetic products (PCCPs) that are still using
http://greenhomenyc.org/blog/striving-towards-zero-waste-in-new-york-city-schools/ Now that classes are in full swing, an environmental advocacy group wasted no time to prod school administrators to strengthen current efforts promoting ecological solid waste management (ESWM) in the school system. Through a press statement,
The EcoWaste Coalition, a waste and pollution watchdog group, urged the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) not to push through with its threat of burning goods seized from illegal street vendors in the metropolis. MMDA Chairman Danilo
The one and only “Manang Luz,” recipient of the EcoWaste Coalition’s “Zero Waste Champion” award in 2005. Photo from Jai Aracama’s Facebook. Luz Escalante Sabas, the country’s pioneer Zero Waste advocate, environmentalist and founder of the Zero
The EcoWaste Coalition, an advocate for children’s protection against lead exposure, lauded the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) for making the use of lead-safe paints a mandatory requirement in facilities catering to disadvantaged and vulnerable
An environmental and health group praised the Department of Education (DepEd) and the Quezon City Government for issuing policies that will protect school children from foods and drinks containing high amounts of saturated fat, sugar or salt.
A visiting expert from US today drew attention to the emerging concerns around the environmental impacts of microplastics in cosmetics at the ongoing beauty trade show in Pasay City. Speaking at the 3rd Philippines International Beauty Show,
The Department of Environment – Environmental Management Bureau (DENR-EMB) in cooperation with the EcoWaste Coalition on May 30 organized a seminar on Green Chemistry and Sustainable Development Goals with visiting public health and environmental expert Dr. Ann Blake as
A non-profit toxics watch group urged consumers to refrain from using antibacterial soaps and washes containing triclosan and triclocarban as a historic ban in US on such products looms. At a press briefing held today, the EcoWaste