Category Archives: waste-to-energy

Davao to proceed with Japanese-funded waste incineration project

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/ 03 Oct) – The city government is finalizing the acquisition of a property in Biao Escuela in Tugbok District for the site of a Japanese-funded waste-to-energy (WTE) project worth P2.5 billion amidst opposition from environment groups for fears it would cause air and pollution. Mayor Sara Duterte announced during her 2nd State […]

Group asks Davao City gov’t to junk waste-to-energy project

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/26 September) – The Ecowaste Coalition has called on the city government to turn down any proposal for a waste-to-energy (WTE) project, claiming it would bring more harm than good to the environment and health of the people. Ecowaste Coalition national coordinator Aileen G. Lucero told reporters Monday that WTE projects may cause water and […]

Davao City considers waste-to-energy project

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 1 March) – The city government here is contemplating on a having a waste-to-energy (WTE) project to improve waste management and prolong the lifespan of the sanitary landfill. City Planning and Development Office (CPDO) head Ivan Cortez told reporters on Wednesday that they are evaluating the proposal of a Japanese company that develops […]