Rosario, Cavite to ban tarpaulins during campaign season

Posted at Jan 27 2013 01:58 PM | Updated as of Jan 27 2013 09:58 PM

MANILA, Philippines – Environmental groups welcome the ordinance in Rosario, Cavite, banning the use of tarpaulins, citing the volume of rubbish generated in the lead up to the elections.

The ordinance will take effect next month, and the Commission on Elections is urging other cities and municipalities to follow suit. -- Dateline Philippines, ANC, January 27, 2013