Category Archives: plastic waste

Plastic trash chokes Philippine seas

The Philippines generates an enormous amount of trash and is the third worst ocean plastic polluter in the world, according to a 2015 study in the journal Science. The trash is piling up on land, clogging coastlines, spilling into the sea, and traveling to remote corners of the globe as the country fails to meet […]

GenSan eyes processing facilities for medical wastes and plastics

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 16 January) — The city government is working on the establishment of processing facilities for medical wastes and plastics recycling at its sanitary landfill complex. City Councilor Elizabeth Bagonoc, chair of the city council’s committee on environment and climate change, said the two projects are already in the pipeline and […]