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Islas Pinas: The Food and Heritage Village at DoubleDragon Plaza

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As much as the 7,641 islands that we have in our country, we are truly blessed to have a very diverse culinary history from our ancestors and this has been nurtured and perfected in the different regions that we have, giving us varieties of food specialties that we enjoy with a unique taste of each place of origin.


This is one of the reasons why it is very important for us to have a common place to showcase our culture not only for us to know how rich our country is when it comes to our history but also with the different flavors.

Islas Pinas, the newest indoor Filipino Food, and Heritage Village officially opened its door to the public. The new specific destination for both local and foreign guests. It was designed to showcase the richness and high spirit of Filipino culture. Islas Pinas lets you explore, discover, experience and know more about Philippine's heritage sites, hospitality, natural resources and most importantly the Filipino cuisine.


Islas Pinas is a collaboration b…

Study: PET bottles have 90 percent retrieval rate in the Philippines

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As the saying goes, "whatever garbage you threw into the ocean will get back to you".
One of the greatest contributors of trash in our oceans would be PET bottles, which can definitely be recycled but most of us lacked the discipline that instead of throwing it on a  proper garbage disposal, we still throw it on our ocean.
Polyethylene terephthalate or PET bottles are one of the most valuable forms of plastic in the Philippines and the most retrieved due to its high residual value – or its predicted value after consumption. PET bottles are commonly used in food and beverage packaging.

A study conducted by global advocacy firm McKinsey Center for Business and Environment showed that the Philippines has one of the highest PET bottle recovery rates at 90 percent.

“Higher residual value plastics are more likely to be collected from disposal sites and then resold. This means that products or packaging with low residual value are less likely to be collected; they, therefore, beco…