HOPE IN THE MIDST OF THROWAWAYS

Three hundred personnel. One waste management facility. Hundreds of hopes fulfilled. Each day, the Centralized Materials Recovery Facility of the Historic Resort City of Lapu-Lapu receives an average of 110 tons of biodegradable and non-biodegradable wastes. This volume of discarded materials gives a little ease to the financially, as well as physically, challenged citizens of continue reading : HOPE IN THE MIDST OF THROWAWAYS

National Women’s Month

Women and the Environment The state of today’s environment is a direct consequence of economic and social factors. Most decisive of these factors are poverty and the rapid population growth that result to the destruction of forests and pollution of water and air. It is deemed that the role of women is critical in combating continue reading : National Women’s Month

AIM FOR ZERO, BE A HERO. JOIN THE JANUARY 20, 2017 “ZERO WASTE MONTH” CLEANUP ACTIVITY

In celebration of the Zero Waste Month and 17th Anniversary of R.A. 9003 or the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000 this January 2017, the Environmental Management Bureau enjoins the Local Government Units (from the Province down to the barangays) and other partners to conduct cleanup activities.  This is part of the continuing National continue reading : AIM FOR ZERO, BE A HERO. JOIN THE JANUARY 20, 2017 “ZERO WASTE MONTH” CLEANUP ACTIVITY

EMB 7 TO STUDENTS: DON’T BE PART OF THE ‘BASURA MONSTER’

Engr. William P. Cuñado, EMB 7 Director, shows the simple segregation facilities located at the back of the EMB 7 Building. “You are like the Basura Monster.” This was what Environmental Management Bureau 7 Director, Engr. William P. Cuñado, said to a crowd of students during the Environmental Summit for Schools last December 15, 2016 continue reading : EMB 7 TO STUDENTS: DON’T BE PART OF THE ‘BASURA MONSTER’

ERDB, EMB 7 BRING RECYCLING TO THE NEXT LEVEL

For. Gregorio “Jun” Santos of DENR-Ecosystems Research and Development Bureau demonstrates to the barangay and city officials of Cebu City the carbonization process of rice hull using the Rice Hull Carbonizer. Santos said, based on their research, less than zero percent carbon is emitted into the atmosphere using the carbonization process. Have you ever thought continue reading : ERDB, EMB 7 BRING RECYCLING TO THE NEXT LEVEL

EMB 7 INAUGURATES NEW BUILDING; BETTER SERVICE, TRANSACTIONS EXPECTED

(From left to right) EMB Dir. Gilbert Gonzales, Usec. Isabelo Montejo, DENR Sec. Regina Paz L. Lopez, and Bhutan’s Happiness Guru Dr. Saamdu Chetri cut the ribbon for the inauguration of EMB 7’s new office building.    The Environmental Management Bureau 7 of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources inaugurated its new office buildings continue reading : EMB 7 INAUGURATES NEW BUILDING; BETTER SERVICE, TRANSACTIONS EXPECTED

PUBLIC, PRIVATE SECTORS URGED TO FIGHT WASTE WOES

“We are together in solving our problem on waste”, said the Regional Director of Environmental Management Bureau-7, Engr. William Cuñado. Recognizing this responsibility for the environment, representatives from different public and private sectors all around Central Visayas gathered for the first ever Integrated Waste Management Summit last June 21 to 23 at the Convention Hall continue reading : PUBLIC, PRIVATE SECTORS URGED TO FIGHT WASTE WOES