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No more plastic and styrofoam at the public market

The Baguio City council recently approved ordinance no. 35, series of 2017 also known as the Plastic and Styrofoam Free Baguio ordinance to continuously preserve the environment for the sake of the constituents of Baguio and its future generations.

Acting city mayor, vice mayor Edison Bilog believes that the best location where the said ordinance to be launched and implemented will be at the city public market considering that it is the primary area where plastic bags as well as styrofoam are commonly being used for trade.

CEPMO to lead the Pine Tree Festival Committee

City environment and parks management officer Cordelia Lacsamana will chair the Pine Tree Festival Committee recently created by acting mayor, vice mayor Edison Bilog.

Sangguniang panlungsod committee chair on health and sanitation, ecology and environmental protection councilor Elaine Sembrano will be the co-chair of the said committee.

Green building & urban gardening committee formed

With the city council’s approved ordinance no. 18, series of 2016 also known as the Environment code of the city of Baguio to continuously preserve the environment for the sake of the constituents of Baguio and its future generations, acting city mayor, vice mayor Edison Bilog recently formed the Green Building and Urban Gardening Committee through administrative order no. 154.

Satellite markets in all city barangays backed

The City Council passed a resolution supporting the establishment of satellite markets in the city’s 128 barangays to help decongest the influx of market goers to the public market in the central business district area, provided that the barangays are able to comply with the guidelines for the put-up of the facilities.

Market porters support clean, green campaign

Hundreds of porters in the city’s public market expressed their support to the local government’s clean and green campaign ad to reduce the volume of pickpocketing incidents for the sustained law and order in the market.

City to highlight ‘green architecture’ in Ganza parking

The local government will highlight the use of ‘green architecture’ in the planned put up of a 4-storey multi-level pay parking building within the Ganza parking area which was identified and earmarked for parking purposes.

Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan said that plans being prepared for the multi-level parking building will include ‘green architecture’ as part of the local government’s mandate to embrace the put up of ‘green buildings’ in an effort to enhance the preservation and protection of the city’s environment, which is being threatened by rapid urbanization.

Five Benguet towns record good air quality

The Cordillera office of the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB-CAR) disclosed that the air quality in the five Benguet towns surrounding the city were able to register good air quality based on the results of the ambient air quality monitoring conducted by the agency in strategic areas within the said municipalities.

Baguio air quality fast improving

The Cordillera office of the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB-CAR) stated that the air quality in the different parts of the city continues to improve based on third quarter results obtained from five designated ambient air quality monitoring stations as compared to the results gathered by the same stations during the second quarter of this year.

Lion’s Head informal settlers get reprieve

Dozens of informal settlers within the vicinity of the Lion’s Head in barangay Camp 7 were able to get a 30-day reprieve after the Department of Public Works and Highways – Baguio City District Engineering Office (DPWH-BCDEO) gave in to their appeal for the rescheduling of the demolition of their illegal structures.

Baguio’s UNESCO recognition hailed

Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan welcomed the latest feather on the cap of Baguio City after it was named as one of the sixty four cities worldwide to be part of the prestigious Creative Cities Network of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).