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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.

Manny Calonzo wins Int’l Environment Award for campaign vs lead paint

Filipino environmentalist Manny Calonzo is among seven people from around the world to be awarded a Goldman Environmental Prize for grassroots environmental activism.

6 Ways to Cut Down on Holiday Trash

With the enjoyment of the Christmas season comes great responsibility. This is the reminder brought forward by EcoWate Coalition, as it urged the public to cut down on holiday trash (Holitrash) with 3Rs and...

QC bans firecrackers, praised by NGOs for health, environmental and safety measures

Quezon City has enacted an ordinance imposing a total ban on the use of firecrackers and pyrotechnic devices during festivity and other occasions in all public places of the city. The move was hailed by...

EcoWaste praises PHL for reducing harmful lead-containing paints

The Philippines has significantly decreased the availability of decorative solvent-based paints for home use containing lead which have proven to be hazardous especially to children’s health, signaling positive action from government, manufacturers, and civil...
Signage at the gate of DLSU-Dasmarinas, Cavite

La Salle Dasma hailed for eco-waste practices

De La Salle University - Dasmariñas was recently cited by an ecological group for banning the use of disposable plastic bags

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