Greenpeace Press Releases

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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...

Greenpeace slams proposed US-RP statement on environment

Press release | July 19, 2000 at 6:00

The international environmental group Greenpeace today denounced the farcical nature of the proposed joint statement on environmental cooperation to be signed by Presidents Joseph Estrada and William Clinton when the former makes a working visit...

Government should learn form Payatas tragedy - Greenpeace

Press release | July 15, 2000 at 6:00

The international environmental group Greenpeace today said that the Payatas tragedy should rouse Philippine government officials from their "deadly fixation on dirty garbage disposal practices", stressing that the best way to move forward out of...

Global chemical pollution hits Southeast Asia

Press release | March 17, 2000 at 7:00

Southeast Asia, including the Philippines and Thailand have not escaped pollution from highly toxic chemicals called persistent organic pollutants (POPs) according to a report released by Greenpeace today which confirms the presence at elevated...

Greenpeace delivers hazardous military waste to US Embassy

Press release | March 3, 2000 at 7:00

Greenpeace today stepped up its demand for the United States to clean up contamination at its former military bases in the Philippines by delivering to the US Embassy in Manila a container filled with poisonous industrial chemical waste (PCBs)...

Rainbow Warrior moves to Subic

Press release | March 2, 2000 at 7:00

Greenpeace today moved to Subic today with its campaign to demand that the US Government take responsibility for toxic cleanups at its former military bases in the Philippines.

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