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Philippine green group promotes ‘Zero Waste’ to reduce toxic, waste pollution

January has been declared “Zero Waste Month” by virtue of Presidential Proclamation No. 760, signed in 2014 by former President Aquino

Green group BAN Toxics reiterates warning against firecrackers during holidays

Data from the Department of Health show that fireworks-related injuries in 2021 reached 189, higher than the 123 cases in 2020

Bawasan ang polusyon upang pigilan ang krisis sa klima

Ang Pilipinas ay nangangailangan rin ng mga polisiya na magtutulak sa mga korporasyon na mag-divest ng kanilang pera mula sa mga fossil fuel

Caritas Philippines, green activists warn against ‘holitrash’

Parishes are encouraged to hold “simple” Christmas celebrations to avoid producing a lot of trash

Public interest network calls for strict implementation of ban on lead...

A study done by EcoWaste Coalition and IPEN reveals that some paint brands available in the market still have lead content

More Filipinos back call to ban single-use plastic packaging, products

The House of Representatives passed on July 28 a bill to ban single-use plastics, but activists say it does not address the problem

Living without destructive plastic

Plastic pollution is destroying many creatures and poisoning our air and rivers and oceans and people don’t seem to care

Philippine ‘river warriors’ fight tide of trash for cleaner future

The warriors wear rubber boots and elbow-length gloves, using rakes and handmade tools to scoop rubbish from stagnant waters

Face masks add to sea pollution at popular Philippines dive site

Regular visitors and locals have reported a rise in the number of face masks and PPE shields being collected from the seabed

Philippine green groups appeal for break from trash during Holy Week

The faithful are urged to explore and embrace practices that will help reduce the generation of trash in households and communities

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