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News, Press Release, Uncategorized, Zero Waste Cities

Silliman University Commits to Zero Waste and Sustainability

by Jed Alegado | December 4, 2018

Dumaguete, Philippines – Silliman University (SU), a private university in the central part of the Philippines, is implementing a new policy that eliminates single-use plastic bags and aims towards Zero Waste, the first university in the country to do so. SU’s new environmental policy was approved unanimously by its Board of Trustees (BOT) on November […]


Incineration, Policies, Press Release

Green groups challenge ADB to innovate, not incinerate

by Jed Alegado | November 12, 2018

Mandaluyong City, Philippines, 9 November 2018 — Green groups today challenged the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to live up to its stated mandate and stop financing any form of waste incineration. Incineration, including so-called “waste-to-energy” (WTE) incineration, is a dangerous, costly, and unsustainable method of treating waste. The groups contend that ADB is flouting local and […]


Brand Audit, Member Stories, News

Branded Pollution

by Von Hernandez | October 11, 2018

Plastic is pollution the minute it is made! At first, such a provocative statement may seem too outrageous, given the various applications of plastic that we have been used to in our daily lives. The record, however, shows that of  all the plastic ever produced and widely deployed in commerce by companies especially as packaging […]


News, Press Release, Zero Waste Cities

Zero waste key to achieving circular economy of cities, experts say

by Jed Alegado | March 19, 2018

BANDUNG, Indonesia (March 19, 2018) — Going Zero Waste is the way to go for cities. This has been the conclusion of experts and practitioners in the recently held International Zero Waste Cities Conference in Bandung, Indonesia. With the theme, “Breaking A ‘Linear’ City: Adopting Zero Waste Towards a Circular Economy,” the event gathered experts, […]