These eight plastic products were found to have available alternatives, according to officials.
The National Solid Waste Management Commission (NSWMC) has approved a resolution banning the use of eight "unnecessary" single-use plastic products in all government offices, according to Inquirer. Chaired by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), the NSWMC said the
We need to do better, CGs. The Philippines has a long way to go.
On May 15, 2014, Former president Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III signed Proclamation No. 760 which declares January as "Zero-Waste Month." This initiative aims to promote environmental awareness and action among Filipinos, as well as "institutionalize public participation in the development of
This will include plastic bags, straws, spoons, forks, cups, and stirrers.
ParaƱaque's Environment and Natural Resources Office announced that single-use plastic will be banned in the city starting in June, according to Philstar. This will include plastic bags, straws, spoons, forks, cups, and stirrers, as well as Styrofoam plates, cups,
This is to discourage manufacturers from creating thinner bags that are more prone to being discarded after one use.
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has urged Congress to tax single-use plastic bags per piece instead of per kilo, according to Inquirer. This is to discourage manufacturers from possibly producing thinner bags that are more prone to being
What a time to be alive!
Sooo a few days ago, Chris Pratt wandered on over to Instagram to post a thirst trap of himself at the gym. And because of the aforementioned thirst, he was holding a water bottle. Unfortunately, it was a plastic water bottle, which
Single-use plastic is a major source of pollution.
Single-use plastic is among the top sources of pollution. According to a report by the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives, it is estimated that there are about 59.8 billion pieces of plastic sachets used in the Philippines annually. Other sources
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