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Arroyo signs Solid Waste Management Act

Press release | January 26, 2001 at 8:00

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 8:00

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 8:00

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 8:00

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 8:00

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...

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