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Make our Christmas Toxic-Free

Press release | December 22, 2014 at 15:33

Metro Manila – Environmental and public health organizations gather in front of the Canadian Embassy carrying a giant Christmas tree and a card containing their call for Canada to take back their illegal toxic waste shipment that is currently...

Canada pick up your waste now!

Image gallery | October 22, 2014

Where does e-waste end up?

Page | April 4, 2006 at 13:36

Many old electronic goods gather dust in storage waiting to be reused, recycled or thrown away. The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that as much as three quarters of the computers sold in the US are stockpiled in garages and...

Groups tell PHL government: Be courageous against Canada waste

Press release | April 8, 2015 at 17:54

Manila, Philippines – Environmental and public health groups tell the Philippine government agencies to be more courageous against the dirty tactics of Canada concerning the latter’s illegal waste exports that were intercepted in the Port of...

TOXICS RELOADED

Publication | July 2, 2003 at 8:00

Revisiting the Impacts of Lead Battery Waste Trade and Recycling in the Philippines

What's in electronic devices?

Page | April 4, 2006 at 13:36

Electronic devices are a complex mixture of several hundred materials, many of which contain toxic heavy metals such as lead, mercury, cadmium and beryllium and hazardous chemicals, such as brominated flame retardants. Polluting PVC plastic is...

The e-waste problem

Page | April 4, 2006 at 13:35

The amount of electronic products discarded globally has skyrocketed recently, with 20-50 million tonnes generated every year. If such a huge figure is hard to imagine, think of it like this - if the estimated amount of e-waste generated every...

Environmental activists take action against dumping of flood wastes and debris into...

Feature story | October 16, 2009 at 6:00

The Greenpeace Water Patrol, EcoWaste Coalition and Buklod Tao Kalikasan today trooped to the Nangka River to expose the illegal dumping of flood garbage and debris into the River by the Marikina government and the Metropolitan Manila Development...

Wastes Ahoy?

Feature story | September 10, 2007 at 6:00

September 9 marks the anniversary of the signing of the Japan Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA) by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and former Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi in Helsinki, Finland.

Civil society groups train their eyes on the Senate as hearings on JPEPA set to start

Feature story | September 10, 2007 at 6:00

Marking the anniversary of the signing of the Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA), civil society groups from the Magkaisa Junk JPEPA Coalition (MJJC) converged today at the Philippine Senate to signify the people’s intention...

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