Gov’t urged to ban single-use plastics

March 31, 2019
“As for our citizens, we urge them to minimize, if not stop, the reckless use and disposal of single-use plastics, and to adopt consumption choices and habits that will lessen the generation of plastic garbage. We ask every waste generator to manage their discards responsibly to prevent plastics and other wastes from entering the marine environment,” she added.

Manila Bay rehab on right track -- Cimatu

March 16, 2019
Barely six weeks since the launch, Cimatu reported that the DENR and its attached agency, the Laguna Lake Development Authority, have already issued a total of 263 Notices of Violation and 119 Cease and Desist Orders to establishments in Metro Manila, Central Luzon and the Calabarzon that have violated the Philippine Clean Water Act of 2004 and other environmental laws.