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Greenpeace releases new report linking incineration and human health impacts

Press release | April 3, 2001 at 6:00

A new Greenpeace report released last week points to clear evidence that incinerators release a virtual soup of toxic substances, including cancer-causing dioxins, and that workers at incinerator plants and people living in nearby communities are...

Group warns governor against Japanese Toxic Trap

Press release | March 8, 2001 at 7:00

The international environmental group Greenpeace today warned Bangkok governor Samak Sundaravej not to fall for the "toxic trap" being laid out by the Japanese Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) which is offering Bangkok a loan to finance...

Greenpeace urges BMA to junk incineration

Press release | February 16, 2001 at 7:00

In order to avoid the ecological and economic nightmares associated with the growing waste problems of metropolitan Bangkok, city authorities should start shifting its waste management focus on a strategy that places precedence on waste reduction...

Arroyo signs Solid Waste Management Act

Press release | January 26, 2001 at 7:00

The environmental group Greenpeace welcomed the enactment of the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000 during formal signing ceremonies led by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo at the Malacañang Palace today.

Greenpeace hits moves to repeal burner ban in Clean Air Act

Press release | January 19, 2001 at 7:00

Officials and politicians seeking to repeal the incineration ban in the Clean Air Act should redirect their energies towards implementing preventive and real solutions to the country's burgeoning garbage crisis instead of using the ban as a...

Greenpeace urges government to rush recycling and composting

Press release | January 15, 2001 at 7:00

The environmental group Greenpeace today challenged the Philippine government to rush the construction of composting and recycling plants instead of wasting resources in extremely unfavorable waste management dinosaurs like landfills and...

New "State-of-the-Art" Semirara Landfill: Perfecting a Wrong Solution

Press release | January 8, 2001 at 7:00

The international environmental group, Greenpeace, expressed concern about hasty plans to use former coal pits in Semirara, Antique as a "temporary landfill." The group asserted that the MMDA should be faithful to the procedures governing...

Toxic Waste Victims Launch Cyberaction for a Toxic-Free Future

Press release | December 3, 2000 at 7:00

Families and friends of U.S. military toxic waste victims trooped to the Madapdap Resettlement Center in Mabalacat, Pampanga, to become "cyberactivists" for a day and lobby an international conference on the other side of the globe. The...

Greenpeace urges Metro officials to quit Wasting* and turn to Recycling Now

Press release | November 15, 2000 at 7:00

Residents of Metro Manila will perpetually suffer from mountains of repugnant, stinking trash unless government waste planners invest in a strategy that places precedence on waste reduction and recycling programs which would lessen the...

Greenpeace urges the ADB to drop Samut Prakarn Project

Press release | November 13, 2000 at 7:00

The environmental group Greenpeace today urged the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Thai government to stop the construction of the controversial waste water treatment project in Samut Prakarn province following a recent admission from the...

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