Monthly Archives: September 2010

Reusable Bag Day

Environment Secretary Ramon Paje has highlighted the sad fact that most of our bodies of water are no longer fit for human activity. Of course, he didn’t really need to say it, one need only visit the nearest river to … Continue reading

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Dissecting A “Praise” Release

Here’s an interesting report from http://www.philstar.com. I am posting it in full with my comments in bold typeface. OCLP supports Pasig River rehab MANILA, Philippines – Ortigas & Co. Ltd. Partnership signed a memorandum of agreement granting four hectares of … Continue reading

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Ban On Swimming In Pozo Negro River

As much as I would love to, I don’t think I will find the courage to swim in the Pasig River. It’s way too dirty. As it is, Pasig River is one big disgusting soup of biological and chemical contaminants. … Continue reading

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Oil Firm Starts Relocation From Pasig River; Will Other Companies Follow Suit?

Now here’s good news from one of the big companies operating a facility along the Pasig River. It’s from Petron. Here’s part of the report from inquirer.net: Petron Corp., the country’s largest oil refiner and retailer, will finally start relocating … Continue reading

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Ideas for Pasig River

How you can help save Pasig River. Stop littering. Practice recycling. Minimize your plastic waste. Support this site. Share it. Subscribe to keep updated. Write and publish your own thoughts about Pasig River, preferably good ones that suggest real solutions … Continue reading

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Industrial Pollution To Hinder Pasig River Rehabilitation

Now this is what I’ve been talking about. Last Tuesday, a news report came out that the city government of Pasig is now monitoring two factories after it was discovered that these facilities have been discharging chemicals into the Marikina … Continue reading

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Pasig River Needs Carlos Celdran

I’ve been hearing a lot of things about a certain Carlos Celdran, who, as some of my friends say, is the best tour guide this side of the planet. My curiosity piqued, I googled him and found that a lot … Continue reading

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Campaign Against Plastic Pollution

Here’s a report from inquirer.net that is related to my previous post about the group Alliance For A Cleaner Earth or ACE. Plastics and ‘Ondoy’ By Rina Jimenez-David Philippine Daily Inquirer THE MINUTE floodwaters from last year’s “Ondoy” disaster receded … Continue reading

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Alliance For A Cleaner Earth Bats For Plastics Pollution Tax

A group identifying itself as Alliance for a Cleaner Earth sent me a press release about their own initiative against the improper disposal of waste materials specifically those made with plastic. The group is basically pushing for a plastics pollution … Continue reading

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Parallelisms Between Yangtze River And Pasig River Situation

Here’s an article from The Epoch Times. I am reposting it here in full. Please note the parallelisms to our own situation. The relevant parts will be highlighted by me. Heavily Polluted Yangtze River Endangers 400 Million Chinese Toxic cocktail … Continue reading

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