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15 Ways to Poison-Proof Your Household

Did you know that last year alone, over 7,000 people were referred to hospitals for poisoning? And that is just the Philippine General Hospital statistics.

Pinoy green groups praise move to return South Korea’s illegal waste

Environmental groups in the Philippines welcomed the impending re-export of over 5,000 tons of illegal waste from South Korea that were shipped to the Philippines nearly two years ago. The waste shipment is scheduled to be returned on January 19 and February 9 of this year.

5 Important Reminders for Feast of Black Nazarene Parade Participants

Feast of the Black Nazarene or the Traslacion on Thursday, January 9, has brought on reminders of how previous parades have left mountains of trash along the route, and a plea from the No To Plastic Campaigners for a more environment-friendly celebration.

Quezon City barangay collects computers, appliances e-waste for recycling

Barangay West Triangle in Quezon City is showing how communities can help the environment as it conducted a collection campaign for broken or discarded electrical and electronic equipment that can be sent off for...

Philippines’ Sycwin is world’s 1st company with industrial brands certified lead-safe paint

Philippine paint manufacturer, Sycwin Coating & Wires, has been declared the world's first company to have its industrial brand paints certified lead-safe. Sycwin's entire portfolio of architectural paints of 10 brands and 590 paint products...

Philippines’ success in phasing out lead paints praised in Jakarta forum

The Philippines’ success in the phase-out of lead paint, a major source of childhood toxins exposure, has been hailed in a Jakarta forum participated in by Filipino paint industry leader Johnson Ongking.

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.

Why school buses have to use lead-safe yellow paints?

As the Philippines marks school opening this June, operators of school buses are urged to use safe automotive paints for vehicles that transport children.

How to keep Brigada Eswela school clean-up eco-friendly

With most schools opening in a few weeks, communities are pitching in for the annual Brigada Eswela clean up of classrooms.

Miss Earth joins EcoWaste call for waste-less Barangay polls

Miss Earth candidates have joined environmental activists of the EcoWaste Coalition to call for waste-less Barangay and SK polls in a bid to protect the environment.

10 Tips for a Waste-Free Barangay Elections Campaign

In a bid to save the environment from campaign material waste during the Philippine barangay elections scheduled on May 14, EcoWaste identified ways to make campaigns more eco-friendly.

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