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Eco group makes 9.5k reusable cloth face masks for informal waste recyclers

EcoWaste Coalition has boosted its “Choose to Reuse” Advocacy with the provision of 9,500 reusable cloth face masks to informal waste recyclers.

The Plantitas, Plantitos Guide on Lead-Free Gardening Tools

Plantitas and Plantitos who have caught on the home gardening craze in the Philippines would do well to read this EcoWaste Coalition Advisory about steering clear of lead-painted gardening tools.

Bangko Sentral employees properly dispose e-waste with help of environmental advocates

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) employees were able to properly dispose their electronic waste through the help of EcoWaste Coalition.

How Barangay Officials Can Help Combat Leptospirosis

The country’s newly elected barangay officials can help curb incidents of leptospirosis cases in their communities by implementing ecological management of discards, says waste and pollution watch group EcoWaste Coalition.

Filipino women dismantlers of e-waste cited in UN webinar for workers’ safety

Filipino women dismantlers of e-waste from electrical and electronic equipment have been cited for making e-waste disassembly operations safer for the workers, their families, and communities.

Philippines’ John Simon, POGI, win UN Asia Environmental Enforcement Award

The Philippines' heroic customs official, John Simon, and the Philippine Operation Group on Ivory and Illegal Wildlife Trade (POGI) have won the United National Environment Programme (UNEP) Asia Environmental Enforcement Award for 2020.

Philippines marks January as Zero Waste Month

Philippine environment groups belonging to the Break Free From Plastic (BFFP) movement have launched their activities for the opening of the celebration of the National Zero Waste Month.

Try These Eco-friendly Alternative New Year’s Eve Noisemakers

An environmental health group has come up with a list of non-hazardous noisemakers as local government and police authorities work double-time to control, if not ban, the use of firecrackers and fireworks to prevent injuries and COVID-19 transmission during the New Year‘s Eve revelry.

Nationwide ban on New Year firecrackers backed by eco-group

A nationwide ban on firecrackers as a way to celebrate the holidays is being backed by an eco-group promoting a zero-waste, toxic-free, and COVID-safe celebration of the New Year as it lauded the Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) for its stance against the use of firecrackers in the National Capital Region (NCR).

LIST: These Eco-Friendly Gifts Give Back to the Planet

Looking for eco-friendly gift ideas this holiday season? Check out eco-conscious merchandise from the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) the Philippines and its partner organizations who are working together to give back to the planet.

Caloocan City barangay practices safe e-waste management

Caloocan City’s Barangay Bagong Silang, the country’s most populous community, continues to make good progress in promoting the safe management of e-waste, the popular name for waste electrical and electronic equipment.

LIST: Christmas Bazaars Supporting Entrepreneurs Selling Online and Onsite

Ready for some Holiday gift-giving? Check out your favorite Christmas bazaars which are now available both virtually and on-site for your shopping needs amid the new normal!

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Updated Quarantine Guidelines for ECQ, MECQ, GCQ, MGCQ in the Philippines

The Philippine government has placed the country under varying levels of community quarantine since March 2020 to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 virus.