With all the noise and pollution in the Metropolitan area, having a park is a breath of fresh air. Because whether you want to take a stroll alone, have a picnic with family and friends, or play outdoor games, parks are always the best place to do all of these leisure amenities. But aside from these , did you know that parks offer countless benefits?
When it comes to the most prolific garbage producers, count Metro Cebu in. From organic waste, paperboard, wood, plastic to rubbers and construction demolition waste, the metropolitan alone could generate an over 500 tons of garbage every day which is equal to 250 billion pieces of plastic, and disposing them properly has became one of the issues that needs to be addressed urgently.
Most of you must have heard of Hawaii and other cities turning to renewable energy. But have you wondered why?
Rivers are important part of human lives. But unfortunately, only few are aware of its importance. The proof: tons of trash in our rivers and creeks, making it look and smell like a dumpsite.
The garbage in rivers is more than just an eyesore because it can possibly contaminate our drinking water and threaten nature, our lives, and that of our loved ones. Even a piece of litter thrown on the street may contribute to the piling garbage in our rivers and creeks.
Where are we in making Mega Cebu possible in 2050?
The Metro Cebu Development and Coordinating Board (MCDCB) in partnership with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) hosted study missions and knowledge sharing of experiences on sustainable urban development to realize the Mega Cebu 2050 Vision.