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The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) recently presented its findings on the Study on the Recycling Industry Development in the Philippines during a Recycling Seminar Symposium and Exhibition held in SM Mega Trade Hall, January 24-25, 2008.  The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) recently presented its findings on the Study on the Recycling Industry Development in the Philippines during a Recycling Seminar Symposium and Exhibition held in SM Mega Trade Hall, January 24-25, 2008.  The study is a project of the Board of Investments-Department of Trade and Industry (BOI-DTI) and is fully supported ...
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Zero is more
Ten years ago, when globalization was more of a trendy buzzword than a policy framework redrawing political relations and tearing down national borders, economist Joshua Cooper Ramo warned that “the idea that we are moving toward a single global culture is both wrong and dangerous. Economic strength and social mobility will unlock a new, more complex balance of power as even simple ideas about how we live our lives come into question.”1 Free trade, for instance, would press environmentalism against consumerism. The more we consume, the more waste we have to dispose of. But now that globalization has become a standard ... market research, surveys and trends
EcoWaste Coalition: Earth Day Plea: Clean Not Your Homes with Poisons
EcoWaste Coalition is a public interest network of community, church, school, environmental and health groups pursuing sustainable solutions to waste, climate change and chemical issues facing the Philippines and the world. Quezon City - Earth Day is in the air and the EcoWaste Coalition, an environmental network promoting sustainable consumption and chemical safety, has come up with practical tips for cleaning our homes without poisoning our bodies and the environment. To mark the 40th year of the Earth Day on April 22, the largely women member groups of the EcoWaste Coalition organized a unique demonstration project on simple, ... market research, surveys and trends

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The Manila Times Internet Edition | SPECIAL REPORT > Economic cost ...
Not investing in pollution mitigation is actually costlier than investing, various studies point out. Aside from its serious threats to health, pollution also means billions of pesos wasted in lost productivity, hospitalization and medication, as well as loss of possible revenues from tourism. Government should therefore think twice before deciding not to invest in long term infrastructure projects no matter how expensive these may seem.  Air pollution in Metro Manila, for instance, is responsible for 12 percent of all deaths in ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
'Green-minded' Perlas tops environmental survey - Nation - GMANews ...
With a total rating of 94.2 percent, Perlas bested his eight rivals in a "green survey" conducted by the environmental groups EcoWaste Coalition and Greenpeace. Former President Joseph �Erap" Estrada (Pwersa ng Masang Pilipino) and administration bet Gilberto �Gibo" Teodoro Jr. (Lakas-Kampi-CMD) did not participate in the survey dubbed as the 2010 Green Electoral Initiative (GEI). The survey is focused on the presidential bets' environmental platforms. Perlas has the �most comprehensive" plan, which offered clear steps on how to address the country�s most serious environmental woes, according to ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Lead drive vs use of plastic bags, Aquino asked
THE local waste-and-pollution watchdog EcoWaste Coalition called on presidential front-runner Sen. Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III to take the lead as it called on the public to shun the indiscriminate use and disposal of plastic bags. The group issued the statement underscoring the need for policy change on plastics to conclude its campaign as part of the celebration of Ocean Month in May. EcoWaste believes that one way of encouraging public participation in the ecological management of discards is through leadership by example, which it expects from Aquino, who vowed to support the initiative for the banning of single-use plastic ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Unilever works for the 'greener good'
The campaign to conserve the environment continues to get stronger, especially with the help of top organizations that take the advocacy to heart by implementing concrete, replicable measures. In the business sector, Unilever Philippines has been at the forefront of environmental campaigns, working with other groups to create a lasting "green" impact. In the recent Earth Day celebration, the multinational corporation’s Philippine office was recognized for its green projects. At the first Zero Basura Olympics—a competition that showcased the best "green" practices—it was one of two companies declared Grandmaster awardees. It was ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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National and Local Initiatives on Solid Waste Management and ...
Sep 8, 2008 ... National Solid Waste Management Commission Secretariat. The initiatives of the Philippine government particularly the National Solid Waste ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Philippines - Pollution Control -- U.S. Commercial Service AsiaNow
Overview                       (In $ Millions)                                              2003            2004            2005 Total Market ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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What are the zero waste management programs here in the ...
"The Zero Waste Management (ZWM) extends the principles of recycling to form a circular system where as much of the original material as possible is reused. Discarded materials are not seen as garbage in need of disposal but as valuable resources in need of new application." "Chemist Paul Palmer, who was the first to use the term in the mid-1970s, says that zero waste depends on the redesigning of industrial, commercial, and consumer goods. While recycling contents itself with attempting to deal with goods after they have become waste materials." "Dr. Metodio Palaypay, a former professor of the UP College of Medicine and ...
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"I just started my MBA at UOP. The business program is accredited by AACSB so you know it is very acceptable. The school emphasizes writing and teamwork and these two skills are necessary in the era of globalization. The facilitators are very knowledgeable in their respective areas. UOP is a fantastic school!" What are you talking about?! UOP does not and has NEVER had AACSB accredidation! In fact, in an interview with The New York Times, the head of the AACSB says that UOP never applied probably because they were smart enough to know they would not be approved. He then went on to list reasons why his agency would ...