Epson rolls out upcycling initiatives

Strengthening its commitment to protecting the environment, leading tech company Epson Philippines tied up with various organizations to promote upcycling through eco-initiatives that aim to contribute to solving the country’s waste management problems. Waste pollution is one of the biggest environmental problems in the Philippines. In Metro Manila alone, around 9,212 tons of waste end…

BIOFIN | Who says saving nature isn’t all fun and games?

Gamification makes activities more engaging and works well in the Philippines. Now it’s being used to revitalize a forest which helps supply 20 million Filipinos with fresh water.   The Philippines is losing around 52,000 trees daily. Logging, slash-and-burn-farming and land development are erasing 47,000 hectares of forestland yearly – thrice the size of Quezon…

Manila Water Joins DENR’s Battle For Rivers and Esteros; Kicks Off Clean-Up Drive In Taguig Creek

East Zone concessionaire Manila Water led volunteers from the Ayala Group as they joined the ‘Battle for the Rivers and Esteros’, a campaign spearheaded by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) that involves the simultaneous clean-up activities of creeks, esteros, and tributaries that all drain into Manila Bay. More than 500 employees from…

Kapamilya Stars Join Gina Lopez In “G Diaries” Season 2

Nature just gained new allies as ABS-CBN stars led by loveteams Elmo Magalona and Janella Salvador and Maris Racal and Inigo Pascual join former Department of Environment and Natural Resources secretary Gina Lopez in a younger and more vibrant “G Diaries,” which will debut its second season on ABS-CBN on February 11. Gina and the Kapamilya stars,…

Unioil, DENR-EMB To Provide Live Air Quality Data To Millions of Filipinos

Unioil Petroleum Philippines Inc. (Unioil) has partnered with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Environmental Management Bureau (DENR-EMB) to establish a reliable network of air quality monitoring stations in various locations nationwide. The petroleum company has already installed numerous AirVisual monitors— ambient air monitoring instruments—mostly at Unioil service stations, to transmit live data to the…

UCPB Links Up With Haribon Foundation For Its Environmental Protection Initiatives

UCPB has partnered with Haribon Foundation to donate seedlings which the non-government organization will be planting at two protected areas in Nagcarlan, Laguna. UCPB President and CEO Higinio O. Macadaeg Jr. signed the Bank’s commitment to support the foundation’s Road to 2020 program, an initiative to restore the country’s rainforests using native tree species. Mr.…

Holcim Philippines Employees Volunteer Anew For Environmental Initiatives

Employees of construction solution firm Holcim Philippines participated in a series of activities for the environment in September as part of the company’s continuing efforts to harness its people’s volunteerism spirit to support worthwhile causes. The company’s Davao employees participated in the National Clean-up Day organized by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources on…