metro manila garbage - updates

Rappler's latest stories on metro manila garbage


SC rejects QC garbage fee collection, orders refund

Jun 30, 2015 - 6:49 PM

But the High Court upholds another city ordinance the Socialized Housing Tax

CITY TRASH. The Quezon City government spent around P775 million to collect garbage last 2013. File photo by Leanne Jazul/Rappler

To burn trash or not to? Debate in PH rages on

Nov 20, 2014 - 5:14 PM

Government agencies who want to lift the ban on waste incineration cite the growing problem of garbage management Environmentalists say there is no need for an expensive and possibly harmful technology

Quezon City plastic bag fee to go to 'green' projects

Nov 14, 2014 - 3:36 PM

But environmentalists say it's a greenwashing scheme that will only perpetuate the use of plastic bags which pollute water bodies and contribute to flooding in the metro

How recycling trash puts food on the table

Oct 16, 2014 - 12:08 PM

On World Food Day 2014 find out how a village s organic waste management puts healthy food on the tables of the hungry

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

QC wastes P250M yearly with flawed garbage program

Mar 16, 2014 - 9:45 AM

A centralized system of garbage management channels millions of pesos into private contractor pockets instead of communities and services

LOST IN THE LANDFILL. Most of the garbage generated by Quezon City residents end up in the Payatas landfill. All photos by Pia Ranada/Rappler

SC stops Quezon City garbage fee collection

Feb 06, 2014 - 6:54 PM

Acting on a resident s complaint the High Court stops an ordinance imposing garbage fee of P100 to P500 on every household in the city

CITY TRASH. The Quezon City government spent around P775 million to collect garbage last 2013. Photo by Leanne Jazul/Rappler

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

Reuse, recycle e-market to open soon for businesses, individuals

Dec 10, 2013 - 7:58 PM

An online platform lets users offer each other unwanted but usable items as a way to lessen generated garbage