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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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Pasig River hailed 1st Asia Riverprize champion for reviving waterway

The Pasig River rehabilitation project has been adjudged as the most noteworthy endeavor in Asia, earning the 1st Asia Riverprize, the world’s foremost award in river basin management.