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Multinationals are top plastic polluters in the Philippines – report

Jun 02, 2018 - 12:41 PM

'It's time we hold these companies accountable. They cannot continue raking in money and then passing on the responsibility and costs of cleaning their mess to cities and Filipino taxpayers,' says environmentalist Froilan Grate

Youth involvement is San Fernando's secret in achieving zero waste

Dec 10, 2017 - 10:30 AM

In San Fernando, Pampanga, schools and the youth play a huge part in implementing zero waste

Ease floods, save money? How Potrero residents make it work

Apr 26, 2015 - 1:23 PM

Residents of flood prone Barangay Potrero hope to ease the flooding by learning how to sort their trash and save millions in landfill tipping fees

INFO CAMPAIGN. Residents of Barangay Potrero in Malabon learn about the proper ways to segregate their trash. Photo by Katerina Francisco/Rappler

QC gov't: Garbage law too difficult to implement

Apr 25, 2014 - 5:11 PM

The city government says that space is a big problem and residents complain of bad odor sanitation and health problems

HIGH COST OF GARBAGE COLLECTION. Should garbage collection in Quezon City really cost almost P1 billion or is there a less expensive alternative prescribed by our laws? Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

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

CNN Hero of the Year Ibu Robin Lim: mother, hero

Jan 14, 2012 - 5:35 PM

She shares her story from the mountains of Baguio all the way to Indonesia

NEW LIFE. Robin Lim helps deliver a new baby.