Rappler's latest stories on zero waste
The authors believe Antarctic creatures eat plastic fragments while grazing on their usual food
Aside from being able to help others during the coronavirus lockdown, the Furio family also manages to squeeze in some quality bonding time in their garden
While it may seem hard, environmental advocates say people can lessen the waste they produce daily even during the coronavirus pandemic
As demand for disposable face masks, disinfectant and protective equipment soars, innovative Southeast Asians have come up with ideas to curb single-use litter while shielding themselves and others from the virus
You can do you part in helping Mother Earth despite the lockdown
While the world continues to make sense of a reality scarred by the virus, EcoWaste Coalition lists ways that people can do to help address both the coronavirus outbreak and the climate crisis
In celebration of Earth Day, MovePH is holding a webinar to tackle the environmental concerns related to the pandemic on Wednesday, April 22, at 3 pm
Pope Francis’s encyclical 'Laudato Si’' points to one undeniable fact: that human behavior is at the root of the ‘ecological crisis,’ and therefore at the heart of solving it
The company is starting in their own backyard – by reducing their plastic waste
'The Story of Plastic' hopes to help the audience have a better idea about the gravity of the plastic pollution crisis, as well as some insight into workable solutions
Seeing the need to do their part to help those affected, many organizations championing the zero-waste lifestyle are helping Taal eruption survivors by leading eco-friendly donation drives
Nakalulungkot na tayong nagrereklamo tungkol sa lumalalang basura ay siya ring nagpaplastikan sa implementasyon ng polisiyang makakalutas sana sa nasabing problema
They aim to educate the youth on the importance of recycling in each concert and roadshow event organized
I believe that it's high time for the municipality of Libmanan to help address our plastic problem and act for the future generations of Libmaneños
Stone wastes from construction sites and mining quarries are collected to produce waterproof and tear-resistant stationery
The switch from green to clear plastic bottle packaging is an industry-first sustainability initiative in Southeast Asia
The creation of an eco-lamp Christmas tree in Baliwag, Bulacan, is part of the town's campaign to recycle and create items from waste
Tired of the same old gift wrappers? You can celebrate the holidays and save the environment with these recyclable materials
A 'buhay zero waste' practitioner shares personal tips on how to celebrate the festive season with the smallest amount of waste possible
The Break Free From Plastic movement gives tips on how athletes, sports fans, organizers, and hotels can go zero waste and plastic-free at SEA Games 2019
How will you practice a zero-waste lifestyle? Here's a running list of zero-waste initiatives that you can be a part of.
#ManyWaystoZeroWaste is a movement pushing for responsible ways to use reduce plastic
This is how plastics make their way into our food chain
The Philippines needs to catch up where regulating plastic use is concerned
What to expect at Gubat? Recycled interiors and banana leaves for plates – strictly kamayan-only!
'We cannot avoid using plastic, but we have to manage,' says San Fernando City Mayor Edwin Santiago
Sierreza – which has artisan stores in Los Baños and Maginhawa Street – has no set menu. It serves what farmers in partner communities plant.
The winning group proposes to turn sari-sari stores into refilling stations and exchange sachets for coins to address the country’s plastic waste at the 2019 Social Good Summit
While use of refillables and package-free purchasing is becoming trendy among the wealthy, what do we do about the 'tingi' and sari-sari store culture among most Filipinos that contribute to plastic waste?
Participants of the 2019 Social Good Summit say the plastics problem in the country must also be treated as a social and economic issue
Going zero-waste might seem intimidating. But a blossoming online community in the Philippines will tell you that your zero-waste journey can start with the little things and the mini wins.
The campaign aims to engage the government, corporations, and communities in finding solutions to our plastic waste problem
Snapshots of the zero waste movement in the Philippines
Independent conservation group World Wide Fund is working together with various stakeholders to reduce plastic pollution
A Kamikatsu town official says: 'We thought: If we can't burn waste in the town, then let's recycle. It's cheaper to recycle waste than burn it'
The Plastic Barter store aims to help solve Cebu City’s plastics problem and provide jobs to former prisoners and dumpsite dwellers
Japan's Kamikatsu is already close to achieving its goal, recycling about 80 percent of the 286 tons of waste it produced in 2017, far more than the national average of 20 percent
Coca-Cola's bottling arm in the Philippines says it recognizes that 'there is a packaging waste problem in the world today,' and it wants to be 'part of the solution for the long haul'
Repurposing discarded election materials is not a new initiative for the local government of Dumalinao. Before they made school bags using tarpaulins, they also turned election tarps into ecobags following the 2016 elections.
The ‘wala usik’ (zero waste) canteen uses mugs made from bamboo, bowls from coconut shells, and plates from banana leaves
International NGO Health Care Without Harm wants to influence hospitals to reduce plastic use and help local government units craft better policies that can also guide hospitals
A supermarket in Legazpi City, Albay, goes for eco-friendly alternatives to wrap fresh produce
The government's cleanup program makes it easier to convince the public to adapt environmentally-friendly habits
Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives' report says plastic waste from highly-industrialized nations are rerouted to developing countries after China's 2018 ban on plastic waste imports and processing
Here are some tips from EcoWaste Coalition on observing an eco-friendly Holy Week this year
The actor has been in the country since April 2
You don’t need to buy a spanking new canteen to start going green
Amid the government's ongoing rehabilitation activities in Manila Bay and its tributaries, the World Bank is stepping in to help as well
'We cannot recycle our way out of this problem,' says Abigail Aguilar of Greenpeace Philippines
The report finds that where local-level plastic bag bans have been put in place and rigorously enforced, usage has dropped dramatically