Dubinan Elementary School and Ateneo de Davao – High School to Represent the Philippines in the 2015 ASEAN Eco Schools Awards

This July, the 2015 ASEAN Eco Schools Awards will be held in Myanmar, in celebration of the ASEAN Environment Year. With the theme, “Empowering the Youth for a Clean and Green ASEAN”, two schools will be representing the Philippines — Dubinan Elementary School and Ateneo De Davao University High School. These schools emerged as champions […]

ZBO and the Search for Green Schools

This one’s for schools and universities! The Search is now up for academic institutions with exemplary ecological solid waste management programs in place. The Earth Day Network Philippines, in partnership with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources through the National Solid Waste Management Commission, Department of Education, and Commission on Higher Education launched yesterday […]

Eco-friendly School: Palawan State University

Palawan State University emerged as the National Winner (First Place) – College Category in the 2009 National Search for Sustainable and Eco-Friendly Schools organized by the Environmental Management Bureau-DENR in cooperation with the Department of Education, Commission on Higher Education and SMART Communications, Inc. Would you wanna be the next? Here are some of PSU’s […]

Greening the Schools

As you probably now by now, the 2011 Nationwide Search for Sustainable and Eco-friendly Schools is up — and now, we would all have to wait and see which among all schools in the country would be regarded as the greenest! This is the second run of the competition, special thanks to Smart Communications for […]

Schools and a Cooler Planet

When I was in high school, I (well, together with my friends) joined this “green singing competition” where we had to compose songs and sing them in front of a large audience at our school auditorium. One of the winning entries talked about solar energy… “Energy… coming from the sun… ang tawag don ay solar […]