Tag: EcoWaste Coalition

Philippine Paint Manufacturers Achieve Lead Safe Certification, Championing Health and Environment

The latest batch of the Philippines' Lead Safe Paint® (LSP®) certified products has been unveiled at the WORLDBEX 2024. This event, attended by notable figures from government, industry, civil society, and sports, highlighted the commitment of local manufacturers to environmental health and consumer safety.

Guard Your Child’s Health: 10 Essential Tips for Chemical-Free Back-to-School Shopping in the Philippines

With the hustle and bustle of preparing for school year 2023-2024 just around the corner (starting August 29), it's crucial to ensure our children are equipped with safe school essentials. The EcoWaste Coalition, a dedicated non-profit that meticulously oversees children’s product safety, has dished out game-changing advice for parents. Their tips aim to ensure every Filipino student has access to the non-toxic, safe supplies they rightly deserve.

World Environment Day Sparks Global Call for a Binding Plastics Treaty

With every passing year, the Earth's ticking environmental clock becomes more ominous. World Environment Day, celebrated on June 5th, serves as a potent reminder of the pressing issues our planet is grappling with. This year, the day takes on an even more significant meaning for the Philippines-based EcoWaste Coalition as they rally behind the theme #BeatPlasticPollution to combat the worsening plastic pollution crisis.

Antipolo City and EcoWaste Coalition: Keep Maundy Thursday Alay-Lakad Litter-Free

The Antipolo City Government and EcoWaste Coalition are asking residents and visitors this Holy Week Maundy Thursday to keep the penitential Alay-Lakad litter-free.

12 Ways to Promote a Low-Carbon, Plastic-Free Holy Week

Here are 12 ways to promote and practice a low-carbon and plastic-free Holy Week, according to the EcoWaste Coalition, an advocate for a zero waste and toxics-free society.

Computer, aircon e-waste collectors doing the job of environment defenders

Computer, aircon, and appliance electronic waste (e-waste) informal collectors in your neighborhood are doing the job of environment defenders but without the required protection from toxin exposure.

EcoWaste Coalition pleads for trash-less pilgrimage, excursion sites this Holy Week

EcoWaste Coalition has appealed to the faithful not to leave any trail of trash in popular pilgrimage sites all over the country as people take part in Holy Week activities this April.

Summer “Kuryentipid” Tips to Help Cut Electricity Bills, Protect Climate

In the face of the looming power rate hike this month, zero waste advocacy group EcoWaste Coalition urged households, offices, and business establishments to implement energy conservation measures to save on electricity and money during the summer season.

12 Ways Election Candidates Can Keep Campaign COVID-Safe, Fair, Eco-Friendly

Here are 12 ways candidates in the Philippine national and local elections can keep their campaign COVID-Safe, fair, and eco-friendly.

Top 10 Eco-friendly, Pandemic-Safe Ways to Ring in the New Year

Here's a list of safe and eco-friendly ways for Filipinos to ring in the New Year now that the countdown to a brighter year in the new normal has begun.

Alternative sustainable Christmas decors showcased by Caritas, EcoWaste

Alternative sustainable Christmas decors were showcased just outside Manila Cathedral in Intramuros over the weekend in an event held by Caritas Philippines and EcoWaste Coalition to encourage the public to prevent and reduce holiday trash.

Environmental groups call to keep Filipinos, Mother Earth safe from firecrackers

Environmental groups led by the EcoWaste Coalition in the Philippines have highlighted the need to impose a nationwide ban on firecrackers as an essential measure to keep Filipinos and the Earth safe from injuries and pollutants, as well as to discourage mass gatherings amid the looming threat of the Omicron COVID-19 variant.
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