Category Archives: idis

Davao City ordinance requiring use of lead-safe paints lauded

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 7 June) – Environmental group Interface Development Interventions (IDIS) lauded the passage of an ordinance in the City Council last Tuesday that requires the use of lead-safe paints in construction, maintenance, renovation projects and other activities here. It is supposed to be the first legislation of its kind in the country […]

Shrine Hills not a ‘dumping site’ – environment group

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 2 Feb) – “Shrine Hills was not declared Urban Ecological Enhancement sub-Zone just to be a dumping site.” This was the statement of Chinkie Pelino-Golle, executive director of the environmental group Interface Development Interventions (IDIS) as they complained that a portion of the Shrine Hills has become a dumping site since […]

Envi group pushes for permeable pavement system

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 08 October) — Environmental group Interface Development Interventions (IDIS) is pushing for a permeable paving system in parking areas, gardens, parks and open spaces to help lessen the surface water run-off during heavy downpour that worsens flooding in urban areas. IDIS acting executive director Chinkie Pelino-Golle told MindaNews on Sunday that […]