Tag: EcoWaste Coalition
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.
EcoWaste Coalition kicks off Toy Safety Monitoring ahead of Christmas
Non-profit group EcoWaste Coalition has initiated a 4-month toy safety monitoring project with the onset of the “ber” months this September, the start of the world's longest Christmas celebration held in the Philippines.
EcoWaste Coalition commends chain stores taking leaded paints off shelves
Toxics watchdog group EcoWaste Coalition has commended some chain stores for taking lead-containing spray paints off the shelves in compliance with a Chemical Control Order (CCO) banning lead, a toxic raw material, in the production of paints and similar surface coatings.
Philippines wins Future Policy “Oscar” Award for banning lead in all paints
The Philippines has won the Future Policy Special Award, considered the “Oscar on best policies”, for its efforts in banning lead in the manufacture of all paints to prevent children’s and workers’ exposure to toxic chemicals.
Customs collector John Simon receives 1st-ever Environmental Justice Award
Customs collector John Simon has received the first-ever Environmental Justice Award from waste and pollution watchdog group, EcoWaste Coalition.
Near-zero waste Feast of Santo Nino in Pandacan, Tondo praised by eco group
Near-zero waste has marked the observance of the Feast of Santo Nino in Pandacan and Tondo in Manila, reported EcoWaste Coalition.