On a press release of beginning 2018, it is mentioned that the Philippine Alliance for Recycling and Materials Sustainability (PARMS) was set to establish a PHP 25 million ($475,000) facility that should recycle plastic sachets. In a statement, the multi-stakeholder group said the recycling facility … [Read more...] about Together towards zero waste
When you begin to take interest for a specific domain, it is hard to think where the willingness of a deeper understanding can lead us. Smokey Mountain is the most famous of several garbage dumps in Metro Manila. And even though the government closed Smokey Mountain in the late 1990s, it remains a … [Read more...] about BASECO Slum
According to a report by the Senate Economic Planning Office (SEPO), the Philippines generated more than 40,087 tons solid wastes per day in 2016, including Metropolitan Manila accounting for more than 23% of the total wastes. The last data of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources … [Read more...] about reduce, reuse, recycle
We just got an apartment located on the twentieth floor of a 50-story tower in Bonifacio Global City. Depending on the part of the world where you unpack your suitcase, some phenomena, that you may have not previously payed attention to before, take a certain interest. Here, for example, we easily … [Read more...] about One hour ago, 5.2 magnitude earthquake 17 km from Carlagan, Calabarzon, Philippines !
After spending a couple of days in Makati, it's still overcrowded and noisy, but we are starting to adjust. We switched from the impression of the absolute mess to the well-ordered mess. There are a lot of us here coming from a variety of backgrounds, really many of us, but there is nobody being … [Read more...] about Makati City day to day