Segregate our garbage to help the city speed up the closure of the dumpsite in Barangay Candau-ay…

“Gipahibalo ang tanang katawhan nga gilusad na usab ang pag-regulate sa pagamit ug mga plastic bags nga sudlanan pinasikad sa City Ordinance No. Series of 231 of 2011 “An Ordinance Regulating the Use of Plastic Shopping Bags on Both Dry and Wet Goods in the city of Dumaguete and Prescribing Penalties Thereof

1st violation: fine of P500.00
2nd violation: P 1, 000.00
3rd violation: P 5, 000.00 fine or imprisonment of not more than 6 months upon the discretion of the court and cancellation of their license/permit to operate for a period of one year.

Other prohibited acts are: offer to sell or provide for free plastic bags to customers as secondary packaging materials for wet goods; offer to sell or provide free plastic bags to customers as packaging material on dry goods; offer to sell or provide polystyrene (styrofoams) to customers as packaging material and disposal of plastic shopping bags.

Marketgoers to instead use recyclable plastic bags, baloyot/bayong, net bags, catcha bags or sako bags for their goods. Plastic bag will only be allowed as primary packaging materials.