republic act 9003 - updates

Rappler's latest stories on republic act 9003

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Makati's 2016 garbage hauling costs lowest since 2007 – COA

Aug 27, 2017 - 6:25 PM

The drop in expenses is attributed to the local government s environmental programs according to the Commission on Audit

DENR wants to shut down Payatas landfill by first quarter of 2017

Jan 18, 2017 - 8:10 PM

Environment Secretary Gina Lopez says they will no longer allow dumpsites near bodies of water

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

Garbage law impossible to implement? Look at San Fernando

Mar 15, 2014 - 10:00 AM

The city in Pampanga is the only LGU strictly adhering to the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act

BARANGAY REQUIREMENT. A materials recovery facility is where all the community's garbage is separated so that only residual trash ends up in the landfill. All photos by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Two cemeteries praised for 'Undas' solid waste management

Nov 02, 2013 - 11:51 AM

Although there were improvements in cemetery garbage disposal this year littering was still rampant an environmentalist group says

FILTH. Garbage causes flooding in Manila Memorial Park during Undas 2013. Photo by Krista Garcia/Rappler