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Groups Welcome Assurance Given by BOC for the Re-Export of Korean Garbage by End of...

Press release | December 3, 2018 at 11:35

30 November 2018, Quezon City. The environmental groups EcoWaste Coalition and Greenpeace Southeast Asia - Philippines welcomed the assurance made by the Bureau of Customs (BOC) that the tons of illegally imported garbage from South Korea will...

Greenpeace statement on the Australian waste found in Misamis Oriental

Press release | May 23, 2019 at 15:12

Seven container vans of Australian waste was recently discovered in Misamis Oriental, which is said to be consigned to Holcim Philippines, Inc. In an interview, Holcim said they will use the garbage as an alternative fuel for producing cement.

The trash vortex

Hub | September 3, 2009 at 14:31

South Korea needs to be reminded that Philippines is not a waste dump, won’t solve...

Press release | November 14, 2018 at 9:48

14 November 2018, Manila, Philippines - On November 10, a news report revealed that tons of misdeclared plastic wastes arrived in the Philippines from South Korea in July 2018. Wrongfully declared as ‘plastic synthetic flakes’, the shipment was...

Greenpeace Water Patrol stop operations of Angono waste dump

Feature story | August 29, 2008 at 6:00

Greenpeace Water Patrol activists today stalled the operations of a waste dump in Angono, Rizal which has encroached on the shores of Laguna Lake, by blockading its entrance with steel scaffolding to prevent garbage trucks from entering 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...

Zero waste groups back environmentally-sound management of waste electrical and...

Press release | June 3, 2015 at 15:52

Quezon City—Zero waste groups led by the EcoWaste Coalition signified their support for a strong regulation that will promote the environmentally-sound management (ESM) of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE), reputedly “the fastest...

Greenpeace condemns U.S. toxic waste dumping in Subic

Press release | November 9, 2012 at 10:36

Greenpeace condemns any toxic dumping, whether on land or at sea.

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Dumpsites to Landfills and Incinerators: A continuing injustice to the poorer...

Blog entry by Beau Baconguis | October 17, 2011 1 comment

I was part of the lobby for the passage of the Clean Air Act and Ecological Solid Waste Management Act because I strongly believed that stopping pollution from all possible fronts was achievable. It only needed political will and...

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