Sustainability

Newly discovered tree species related to makopa, guava can only be found on Dinagat Island

Researchers from UPLB and the Australian Institute of Botanical Science have discovered a new species of Tristaniopsis in the Myrtaceae family

cyclists taking the bike lane in metro manila
Which are the most bike-friendly cities in PH? Mobility groups want to hear from you

Mobility Awards, an initiative by local alternative transport and climate groups, is out to find out which cities, establishments, and workplaces are most conducive to biking

packages with plastic bubble wrap
Online shoppers care about shopping-induced waste, so it’s time e-commerce platforms do, too

Greenpeace Philippines, Youth Strike 4 Climate Philippines, and JuanBag are leading a petition for major e-commerce platforms to “reveal, reduce, and redesign” their waste systems

black fifth express compostable plastic-free mailer
Finally, a shipping solution sans plastic! This one uses compostable bags

We can all agree that the only downside to online shopping is the obscene amount of plastic packaging that comes with it. Enter Fifth Express