Vegetarians often have a hard time in the restaurants and cantinas of the Megacity. But they don't have to starve, as there are actually quite a number of places that serve delicious vegetarian and vegan dishes in Metro Manila.
A dainty little house with a lush garden and small terrace in front, tucked away in a side street of Tomas Morato Avenue: welcome to Greens Vegetarian Restaurant and Café, one of the first addresses for vegetarian dining in Quezon City.
Manila is a concrete jungle with all the environmental problems many Megacities have to face: congested streets, insufficient waste management and sewage systems, smoggy air, – the list goes on. And yet, there is hope. In this section we keep you updated about environmental events, new eco-friendly policies and infrastructure projects, and we present parks and other green spots within Metro Manila.
Offering lots of space, greenery, and leisure facilities, Quezon Circle is a popular destination for weekend trips with the family.
Ritual Organic Grocery sells a range of Filipino products coming from all over the country - from coffee produced in the Mountain Province to fish sauce from the southern parts of the Philippines. The shop recently moved from The Collective to Arnaiz Avenue, just a few minutes walk from Greenbelt.
A Pinay is the new Miss Earth 2014! Previous Miss Earth Alyz Henrich of Venezuela passed on the title to Jamie Herrel on November 29, at the UP Theater in UP Diliman, Quezon City.
The MUNI Market is a collaborative community event for conscious consumption. It features pop-up shops selling local, eco-friendly and/or healthy goods and food, as well as live music, workshops, and discussions.
With millions of participants in more than 150 countries, Earth Day is the biggest environmental celebration in the world. In the Philippines, about 2,000 stakeholders work together to raise awareness for environmental issues in the country.
On September 21 (Saturday), people in Manila and around the world gather on beaches, coasts, rivers, waterways and underwater dive sites to remove trash and to record information on the collected debris, to be used for future waste management plans.