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Rizal’s Masungi Geopark named finalist in WIN WIN Youth Award of Sweden

The Philippines' Masungi Geopark Project, a geo-reserve conservation site in Baras, Rizal, has been selected as one of the top 5 finalists for the WIN WIN Gothenburg Youth Sustainability Award 2020.

Rags2Riches keeps artisans employed while helping COVID 19 frontliners

Filipino social enterprise Rags2Riches (R2R) is keeping artisans employed while providing PPEs and meals for COVID 19 frontliners.

Camarines Sur church vegetable garden feeds townspeople in quarantine

A church vegetable garden in Camarines Sur is feeding townspeople during the community quarantine to stop the spread of coronavirus disease.

University of the Philippines scientist lists “new normal” habits to keep “good” air quality

University of the Philippines (UP) scientist Mylene Cayetano has listed new habits in the "new normal" to keep the "good" air quality observed during the enhanced community quarantine to stop the spread of COVID-19.

Manila’s longest creek Estero de Tripa de Gallina dredged to subside floods, helps Manila...

Manila's longest creek, the Estero de Tripa de Gallina, has been dredged to subside floods and help the Manila Bay Rehabilitation project.

Tawi-Tawi vendors use coconut leaves basket as alternative to plastic

Vendors from Tawi-Tawi in the southern Philippines have come up with an alternative packaging to eliminate the use of plastics by using baskets made from coconut leaves.The fruits and vegetable vendors of Bongao use...

Mactan-Cebu International Airport is PHL’s 1st plastics-free airport

Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) achieved another milestone in its sustainability program as the first plastics-free airport in the Philippines.The award-winning resort airport in Cebu announced on September 11 its progress towards efforts to be...

Philippine tourism sustainability action plan wins 1st place in South Korea’s KOPIST competition

The Philippines' sustainable tourism action plan won first place in the 2019 Korea Partnership Initiative on Sustainable Tourism (KOPIST) held in Jeju and Seoul in South Korea.The action plan from the Department of Tourism's...

LOOK: Cebu startup produces plantable pencils that grow into herbs and fruits

What is a plantable pencil? It's a Cebu-based startup company's solution to throwing away pencils that are too short for writing or drawing.Eco Hub Cebu produces and sells pencils that can grow into plants...
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Pinay designer turns living space into eco-friendly homes

Filipina designer Vina Lustado has done away with the trappings of luxurious living althoughshe can very well afford it, and has found comfort in style

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