Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Make This A Year For Reinvention With Globe And Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G And S21 Ultra 5G

This is it! The new Samsung Galaxy S21 comes in 5G with Globe!

Made To Be More: STI Gears Up For Another Semester Of Learning

LOOK! STI introduces the ONline and ONsite Education or the ONE STI Learning Model at the beginning of S.Y. 2020-2021.

Families Reinvent The Disney Experience With Globe At Home

Know more about “Disney’s Unboxing Celebrations" experience with Globe At Home!

SM Scholarship Program Receives Support From SM EDD

SM Foundation’s College Scholarship Program continues its mission to support economically challenged but deserving students by providing them access to quality education!

Globe Sets Up Over 100 E-Waste Collection Points Nationwide

Globe Sets Up Over 100 E-Waste Collection Points Nationwide

Spotlight

Make This A Year For Reinvention With Globe And Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G And S21 Ultra 5G

This is it! The new Samsung Galaxy S21 comes in 5G with Globe!

Made To Be More: STI Gears Up For Another Semester Of Learning

LOOK! STI introduces the ONline and ONsite Education or the ONE STI Learning Model at the beginning of S.Y. 2020-2021.

Families Reinvent The Disney Experience With Globe At Home

Know more about “Disney’s Unboxing Celebrations" experience with Globe At Home!

SM Scholarship Program Receives Support From SM EDD

SM Foundation’s College Scholarship Program continues its mission to support economically challenged but deserving students by providing them access to quality education!

As part of its environmental protection advocacy, Globe has set up over 100 collection points nationwide for electronic waste (e-waste) to encourage everyone to practice proper disposal of electronic or battery-operated devices and IT accessories and peripherals which are no longer working or wanted.

For individuals who want to join the cause, they may go to any participating Globe Stores nationwide such as SM North Edsa, Trinoma, UP Town Katipunan, Gateway Mall, SM East Ortigas, Ayala 30th, SM Southmall, Glorietta, Greenbelt 4, Ayala Manila Bay, SM Mall of Asia, SM Sucat, Robinsons Place Manila, SM San Lazaro, Market Market, and SM Aura. The complete list of drop off points may be viewed at https://www.globe.com.ph/about-us/sustainability/environment/e-waste-zero-bins.html. For organizations interested in supporting the advocacy or for one-time hauling of bulky e-waste, a request for free door-to-door pickup can be made by emailing bridgecom@globe.com.ph.

Accepted e-waste are computer sets (LCDs, monitors, CPUs, keyboards), IT accessories (mouse, earphones, speakers, etc), printers and fax machines, old TV monitors, mobile phones,

home appliances (washing machine, iron, oven, refrigerator, etc), cable wires (except fiber optic), car electronics, circuit boards, CDs and DVDs, and batteries (except for Lead-acid car batteries).

“We are always looking for ways to promote the benefits of responsible e-waste recycling. We plan to expand the collection points to more Globe Stores and partner organizations and establishments in the coming months to make it easier for the public to participate in this advocacy,” said Yoly Crisanto, Globe Chief Sustainability Officer and SVP for Corporate Communications.

Globally, it is estimated that more than 50 million metric tons of e-waste is produced per year and its continued importation and the increased local generation in the Philippines has become a cause for concern. Roughly 80% of these e-waste end up in landfill which makes the informal community and adjacent environment susceptible to toxic hazards.

According to a recent study made by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and EcoWaste Coalition, only 28 out of the 135 registered TSD facilities in the Philippines process e-waste. While the informal sector benefits from these items, their methods of dismantling and recycling are against approved government standards and thereby, pose health risks.

Thus, Globe continues to positively influence consumer behavior, through its E-waste Zero program which advocates to extend the life of existing electronic gadgets and responsibly recycle those that are end of life.

The program, formerly known as Project 1 Phone, was launched in 2014 to provide a platform for businesses, organizations, and the general public to donate their old, out-of-use electronic and electrical devices. Raw materials from these e-wastes are then recycled, thereby conserving natural resources, preventing air and water pollution caused by hazardous waste disposal, and avoiding the production of new materials which contribute to energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions.

In 2019 alone, the Globe E-waste Zero program has managed to collect over 343,000 kg of e-waste, bringing the total collection to more than 1.2 million kg. Globe has also worked with more than 52 corporations and organizations nationwide such as Unionbank of the Philippines, Huawei Philippines, Aboitiz Equity Ventures, Google, BPI, Honda, DLSU – College of St. Benilde, University of Nueva Caceres, and the entire Ayala Group of Companies, among others.

Collected e-waste are delivered by Globe to its partner Treatment, Storage, and Disposal (TSD) facilities — Total Environment Solutions – Asset Material Management Philippines (TES-AMM) and Maritrans Recycler, Inc. E-waste is segregated to recover plastic materials, electronic components, and precious metals in the Philippines, with the final recycling process being done in TES-AMM’s facility in Singapore. Proceeds from e-waste processing will be used to provide communication needs of public school teachers and students in collaboration with the Department of Education.

Globe puts into action its commitment to reduce its carbon footprint by actively supporting the Race To Zero global campaign spearheaded by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and COP26 Presidency and backed by the GSMA, the global mobile industry body. This activity is part of the GSMA’s bid to lower greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to net zero no later than 2050 through the collective efforts of all mobile network operators around the world. Moreover, Globe joins over 9,600 companies demonstrating commitment to environmental transparency by disclosing through CDP, a global non-profit organization that runs the world’s leading environmental disclosure platform.

As a purpose-driven company, Globe remains committed to the 10 UN Global Compact principles and contributes to 10 UN Sustainable Development Goals such as UNSDG No. 12 which is about achieving economic growth and sustainable development by urgently reducing ecological footprint. It is also about decoupling economic growth from environmental degradation, increasing resource efficiency and promoting sustainable lifestyles by changing the way goods and resources are produced and consumed.

To know more about Globe’s sustainability initiatives, visit https://www.globe.com.ph/about-us/sustainability.html

‘Pulong’ Vows To Continue Aid For Covid-Affected Workers

No worries! Davao City 1st District Rep. Paolo "Pulong" Duterte assures that his office will continue to hand out assistance to individuals affected by the pandemic.

Go: Lauds Private Sector, To Secure COVID-19 Vaccines; To Help Poor And Overcome Crisis

After the private sector pledged to donate 2.6 million doses from AstraZeneca, a similar deal has been signed, adding another 14.4 million doses for the country.

Manila To Open Drive-Thru Covid-19 Swab Test Facility Jan. 18

Ayos! May free Covid-19 drive-through swab test na sa Manila, pero ano nga ba ang kailangan?

Leyte Mining Firm To Donate Coronavirus Vaccines

Leyte mining company said to donate Covid-19 vaccines for MacArthur town residents.

Free Coronavirus Tests For Ilocos Norte Tourism Workers

Ilocos tourism workers will undergo a free RT-PCR test to get back to work.

Fraudsters, Beware! Gatchalian Gives Prepaid SIM Registration Bill Another Push In Senate

Dapat na nga bang rehistrado na rin pati ang sim card?

Alden Richards Is All Set To Delight Viewers With ‘Alden’s Reality: The TV Special’

Abangan ang first-ever virtual reality concert ni Alden Richards ngayon Jan. 17 na!

US To Require Negative Covid Test From Int’l Travelers

U.S now requires international travelers to present negative Covid-19 results starting January 26.

QC Residents Who Attended Quiapo Feast Urged To Take Swab Test

QC mayor offers free swab testing for those who attended the feast of the Black Nazarene.

SM Scholarship Program Receives Support From SM EDD

SM Foundation’s College Scholarship Program continues its mission to support economically challenged but deserving students by providing them access to quality education!

Spotlight

Make This A Year For Reinvention With Globe And Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G And S21 Ultra 5G

This is it! The new Samsung Galaxy S21 comes in 5G with Globe!

Made To Be More: STI Gears Up For Another Semester Of Learning

LOOK! STI introduces the ONline and ONsite Education or the ONE STI Learning Model at the beginning of S.Y. 2020-2021.

Families Reinvent The Disney Experience With Globe At Home

Know more about “Disney’s Unboxing Celebrations" experience with Globe At Home!

SM Scholarship Program Receives Support From SM EDD

SM Foundation’s College Scholarship Program continues its mission to support economically challenged but deserving students by providing them access to quality education!

Lifestyle

Max’s All-You-Can™ Is Back And Better Than Ever!

Hindi lahat ng nang-iiwan, hindi na bumabalik. Max’s All-You-Can is back!

Yellow Cab Introduces Its New Thin Crust Pizza, Starting At Just P249

New year new taste. Yellow Cab's New York Style Thin Crust Pizza is now available. The price starts at P249!

Mrs. Garcia’s: The Meat Of The Matter For The New Normal

Looking for fresh and quality meats at affordable prices?

2020 Up In Flames: Watch Kenny Rogers Roaster’s Fitting Year-Ender

Kenny Rogers Roasters Philippines is literally roasting 2020! Check out this video!

Entertainment

GMA Regional TV To Broadcast Dinagyang Digital 2021

Dinagyang Festival goes virtual. Abangan ang full coverage nito sa GMA Regional TV .

1st BGYO Fan Conference Set On January 29 On KTX.PH

Kilig to the bones ba ka mo? Abangan ang mga pasabog sa fans ng bagong P-Pop boy group na BGYO sa kanilang grand launch ngayong Jan. 29 na!

Ogie Introduces “Eydie Waw” And “The Wawettes” In Funny New Track “Maga Ako, Manas Ako”

Bagong LSS ngayong 2021. Alamin ano ang behind-the-story sa bagong kanta ni Ogie na 'Maga Ako, Manas Ako.'

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Comelec Receives Over 1M Applications For Registration

Ikaw nakapagparehistro ka na ba? Alamin ang nationwide voter's registration schedule para dito.

Kidapawan To Allot P76-M For Agriculture Projects

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Major E. Samar Highway Now Open To All Vehicles

The national road in Binaloan village in Taft town Eastern Samar is now accessible for drivers. However, it will be closed from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. for safety reasons.

Free Coronavirus Tests For Ilocos Norte Tourism Workers

Ilocos tourism workers will undergo a free RT-PCR test to get back to work.

Travel

Vaccinated People Still Need To Follow Travel Protocols

Nabakunahan man o hindi tuloy-tuloy pa rin ang pagsunod ng travel health protocols, ayon kay Duque.

Panagbenga 2021 Postponed Due To Pandemic

Walang Panagbenga ngayong taon. 🙁

Radisson Hotel Group Rises Above Challenges To Add 84 New Hotels Across Asia Pacific

Radisson Hotel Group adds 84 new hotels and resorts, covering eight of its distinct brands.

Motoring

Comelec Receives Over 1M Applications For Registration

Ikaw nakapagparehistro ka na ba? Alamin ang nationwide voter's registration schedule para dito.

Major E. Samar Highway Now Open To All Vehicles

The national road in Binaloan village in Taft town Eastern Samar is now accessible for drivers. However, it will be closed from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. for safety reasons.

HPG To Augment Personnel To Improve Traffic

Kailangan na nga bang dagdagan ang mga traffic enforcer sa daan?