• Garbage: The Never Ending Problem
    Ordinance Prohibiting the Use of Plastic Bags on Dry Goods, Regulating its Ulitilization on Wet Goods and prohibiting the Use of Styrofoam/Styrophor in the City of Muntinlupa.” This ordinance states that it will ban the use of plastic bags and rather use biodegradable materials or paper bags as...
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  • Chapter Ii Reasearch About Garbage
    farmers fo free. Since then, they renamed the MRF as Integrated Solid Waste Management Facility (ISWMF). In the new ISWMF, the production of hollow blocks takes place. The plastic waste is pulverized. Then, two sacks of the pulverized plastic are mixed with a bag of cement and 15 pails of sand. The...
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  • Say No to Plastics
    -friendly paper packaging. The manufacturers of plastic packaging like soft drink bottles/mineral water bottles etc must come forward and develop appropriate methods of disposal/own responsibility for disposal. A ban on plastic bags (below 20 microns) has already been imposed by various states and also...
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  • Marine Biodiversity
    . They persuade the civilians to use paper bags instead of having the plastic bags, because plastic bags would take millions of years before it decay. Aside from that, the trash that is being collected from the Pasig river is being made into a tile wherein the Government officials used this tiles for...
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  • Intro
    Dimitrova, “Should Cities Ban Plastic Bags?”. Yes: They're Deadly and Costly,http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000087239639044 4165804578006832478712400.html (accessed October 8, 2012) Song, J. H., R. J. Murphy, et al. (2009). "Biodegradable and compostable alternatives to...
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  • Plastic Bag
    Ban on Plastic Bags Some businesses have stopped offering their customers plastic bags, and many communities are either considering a ban on plastic bags or have already implemented one. Meanwhile, here are a couple of things you can do to help: Switch to reusable shopping bags. Reusable...
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  • asdghjkl
    landmark ordinances involving the regulation of the use of plastic bags and the prohibition of plastic propaganda and advertisement materials in the city. He also cited partnerships with several agencies to clean Quezon City’s waterways. “We declare that in Quezon City, ‘Earth Day is Every Day...
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  • Use of Biodegradable and Non-Biodegradable Materials of Leading Fastfood Chains
    Regulate Plastic Bags The Plastic Bag Regulation Act of 2011 has been approved by the House of Representatives of the 15th Congress of the Philippines. The measure, House Bill 4840, will regulate the use of plastic bags and also create a plastic bag recovery system. “The State must ensure that...
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  • Catch-a-Weave Bp
    because it is a need. Majority of the respondents answered that they are willing to try a fashionable made of katsa, while others said that they don’t want to try it, because there is no ordinance that will ban the plastic. 47% of the respondents purchase one bag in one transaction because...
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  • Plastic Pollution
    , on beaches, and in other unofficial dumping sites across China, for instance. Litter caused by the notorious bags has been referred to as “white pollution.” In the United States, however, measures to ban or curtail the use of plastic bags have met with official resistance. With its powerful lobby...
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  • Medical Waste Management
    both degradable and non-degradable waste increase the rate of habitat destruction due to the increasing number of sites necessary for disposal of wastes (degradation of habitat) · plastic-bags, plastic containers, if not properly destroyed may contaminate the soil and also reduces the chance for...
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  • English Research Paper
    recycling, re-use, and environmentally sound disposal. In terms of plastics and plastic packaging, the Polystyrene Packaging Council of the Philippines coordinated with several malls and industrial parks, to recover polystyrene wastes which resulted to the recovery of about 8,000 cu. m. of said plastics...
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  • An Assessment of the Pasig Green City Project Based on the Ra 9003 (Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000)
    the advocacy to ban the use of plastic bags in the markets. The City Government gave Php 1 million in subsidies for the production of the Eco bags. This enabled the market vendors to sell the bags at a lower price and helped them obtain an alternative source of livelihood. The success of the Green...
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  • Flipflops Market in the Philippines
    Introduction “Slip into comfortability, on and off the shore” Offshore entered Philippine flip-flop industry in 2003 as an all Filipino-designed palm beach slippers. Amazed with Philippine beaches, Anton Ng dreamt of building a product that will embody these beautiful beaches and will be...
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  • Abaca Bags
    out of leather, plastic, paper and natural fibers. Abaca fiber is one of them. Known worldwide as Manila hemp, abaca fiber is obtained from the leaf sheath of the abaca, Musa textiles Nee and is considered as the strongest among natural fibers. It is indigenous to the Philippines whose favorable...
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  • Ethics and the Environment
    , and the Philippines, extreme heat waves in the USA and in Europe, wild fires in California, extreme winters and blizzards, massive oil spills, has made us experience real, tangible consequences of mankind’s incessant and deliberate misuse of the Earth as a resource. With whole countries...
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  • Effects of Globalization
    the goals of the agreement is to protect the plants in the Kayapo Indians harvest in the rain forest (Bartlett, Elderkin, & McQuade, 1991). The company is now introducing plastic bottles made from 100 % recycled material. It replaced all its carrier bags with 100 per cent recycled and recyclable paper...
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  • Exploratory Essay on Plastic Bag Ban
    , clothing stores and even restaurants. Several cities have even started to implement to some degree the plastic bag ban into their cities meaning the bags are banned from that city or there is a fine/ tax to use and purchase the plastic bags. This ban obviously has its supporters who agree with the ban...
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  • plastic bags
    plastic bag ban regulations. Some feel that a plastic bag ban imposes on individual rights. However, they do not take away individual rights. Instead, a plastic bag ban regulation ensures individual rights. Individual rights can be defined as the rights held by individual people. Being able to...
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  • To Ban or Not to Ban
    Melissa Davis November 5, 2010 To Ban or Not to Ban Although banning plastic bags in retail stores might be a good idea, because of the damage they cause on our ecosystem, are Polypropylene bags really the best substitute seeing how they are just another type of plastic? In the state of...
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