DTI-Region 10 joins advocacy against plastic pollution

DAVAO CITY — The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Northern Mindanao regional office joins with consumer organizations in the advocacy against plastic pollution as the World celebrates Consumer Rights Day on March 15.  In a statement, DTI Northern Mindanao said, “This year’s celebration highlights the role of consumers and consumer advocacy in tackling plastic …

Tacloban eyes single-use plastic ban in 2020

TACLOBAN CITY — The city government here has taken initial steps to regulate the generation of solid waste next year through the passage of an eco-friendly ordinance banning “single-use” plastic. In an interview on Thursday, Vice Mayor Jerry Yaokasin said an ordinance is needed since the sanitary landfill, which just opened this year and designed to …