National Solid Waste Management Commission - updates

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Ombudsman to probe 600 local execs for illegal dump sites

Feb 10, 2016 - 12:32 PM

The Environmental Management Bureau has identified and submitted the list of 350 LGUs with recurring and blatant violations of open dump sites to the Ombudsman

OPEN DUMP SITE. Many local government units in the Philippines have yet to comply with the Republic Act No. 9003 or the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act. File photo by Randy Datu/Rappler

Legarda scolds officials for 'promoting' waste-burning

Feb 02, 2015 - 8:43 PM

The National Solid Waste Management Commission admits to entertaining proposals from foreign firms to put up waste burning facilities despite a law banning these

Gov't to draft rules on waste-to-energy burning amid protests

Aug 12, 2014 - 4:12 PM

The guidelines are being crafted despite provisions in two laws that prohibit waste incineration

BURNING WASTE. This is a waste-to-energy incineration plant in Hesse, Germany. Photo by Norbert Nagel from Wikimedia Commons

My New Year's resolution: Less garbage in the PH

Jan 02, 2014 - 7:00 AM

Personal New Year s resolutions to help reduce waste generated in your home or workplace ultimately helps the entire country

RISING GARBAGE PROBLEM. Unless Filipinos live less wasteful lifestyles, the government expects daily waste generation to rise this 2014

Preventing dumpsite disasters after 'Maring'

Aug 21, 2013 - 5:52 PM

Remember the Payatas garbageslide in 2000 and the Baguio dumpsite crash in 2011? They can happen again

PILING UP. The Payatas landfill in Quezon City is one of the many garbage facilities vulnerable to storms and flooding. Photo from AFP/Ted Aljibe