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Dialog sought for anti- plastic law

August 28, 2012


Full compliance with a total plastic ban and a holistic approach should be pursued by the Cebu City government, environment groups said over the weekend. George Chiu, administrative officer of the Cebu Biodiversity  Conservation Foundation Inc., said while the proposed No Plastic Saturday Ordinance was a good measure “it should start with the right means.” […]


August 26, 2012


It’s not a matter of why, but when plastic bags should be prohibited in Cebu City. The “No Plastic Saturday Ordinance” of Cebu City Councilors Nida Cabrera and Edgar Labella received initial support in last week’s public hearing with no objections. At least two large malls in Cebu already encourage shoppers to forego plastic bags […]

Plastic bag ordinance revived in City Council

July 6, 2012


  CEBU City Councilor Nida Cabrera is refiling her proposed ordinance that would regulate the use of plastic bags in the city. She first filed the measure early this year but withdrew it after majority of her peers said the city was not prepared a ban on plastic shopping bags. After holding consultations, Cabrera said […]