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Baguio implements plastic ban – 10 years after passing ordinance

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OLD LAW. The ordinance that the Baguio City government starts implementing, banning plastic and styrofoam containers, is a recycled ordinance from 2007.

The Bayong Ordinance – a local law prohibiting businesses from giving plastic shopping bags and containers to customer – was passed in 2007. The new batch of councilors now has just passed its amended version

BAGUIO CITY, Philippines (May 5, 2017) — The City of Pines has decided to be serious about waste recycling but, first, it has to recycle an old local law. Continue reading Baguio implements plastic ban – 10 years after passing ordinance

Baguio, Tuguegarao record lowest temps since November

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Image by Rappler.com
Colder weather is expected until early February in these two cities in northern Philippines

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Philippines (Jan. 27, 2016) — The cities of Baguio and Tuguegarao in the northern Philippines recorded “extremely” cold weather in the past two days – the lowest Continue reading Baguio, Tuguegarao record lowest temps since November

Baguio to have enough water supply despite El Niño

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RESTORED WATER SOURCE. The Mount Santo Tomas basin. Rappler photo
‘The rain catchment has fully restored water and will be utilized during summertime when our spring sources cannot be tapped,’ says the Baguio Water District

BAGUIO CITY, Philippines (Jan. 26, 2016) — Water supply for Baguio City residential and commercial establishments will be sustained despite the threat of El Niño, according to the city’s water distributor.

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