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Friends of the Earth (HK) e-Newsletter Issue December

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Power Smart Energy Saving Contest
FoE (HK) has organised the "Power Smart Energy Saving Contest” starting from 2006 with encouraging results. It has accumulatively saved close to 427 million kWh of electricity in Hong Kong. This year, the contest has been completed successfully. Please watch our newly released video or visit our website to learn more.

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極端風暴源於我們極端浪費 – 野人
每當我分享自己的環保生活時,很多人都會覺得我太極端,其實,不是我太環保,只是大多數人太浪費吧了,所以,當我做回一個正常人該做的事時,反被人認為是極端或不正常。 難道一定要消耗地球資源才是正常,才是合理嗎...
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知慳惜電 抗氣候變化
For Hong Kong to win the plastics war, it must go cold turkey on tableware
In collaboration with Cafe de Coral, Fairwood and Maxim’s, the Environmental Campaign Committee of Hong Kong recently announced a HK$1.2 million (US$153,000) government-funded scheme to get Hongkongers out of the habit of using disposable tableware for takeaway food...
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Energy Saving Exhibition - Yu Chui Court (21 December)

We would like to invite you to join our "Jockey Club COOL Neighbours for Energy Saving” exhibition at Town Square in Yu Chui Court. You may make upcycled crafts and play carnival games to win eco-friendly prizes. Please enjoy our activities and have fun! 

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Business Sustainability Conference 2019 and the Hong Kong Business Sustainability Index Recognition Ceremony

Forward-thinking leaders seek opportunities to grow their business by creating profit while protecting natural resources and improving social well-being. Business Sustainability Conference and workshop series, organised by Centre for Business Sustainability of CUHK and co-organised by SGS Hong Kong and Friends of the Earth (HK), brings together academics and business professionals, capture the latest ideas and innovations, develop precision strategies and build capacity to achieve Business Sustainability.

Date & Time

Conference - 7 January 2019 09:00 to 13:00
Recognition Ceremony - 7 January 2019 13:00 to 15:00
Workshop - 8 January 2019 14:00 to 18:00


Conference- Cheng Yu Tung Building, CUHK, Shatin, HK
Recognition Ceremony - Hyatt Regency, Shatin, HK
Workshop- CUHK Business Centre, Bank of America Tower, Central, HK

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Joint Letter - Urge the Members of Legislative Council to Pass the Draft Bill on MSW Charging
FoE (HK) sent a letter to Panel on Environment Affairs of Legislative Council with 6 green groups, urging the members of Legislative Council to pass the draft bill of MSW charging for taking a bold step to minimise waste.
Winter Clothing Donation
To promote reuse and waste reduction, we donated hundreds of used winter clothes which came from the Used Clothes Recycling Programme to the elderly of Christian Canaan Church (Fanling). We welcome any request from charities for redistribution of used clothes.
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I Need Second Hand Clothes
Municipal Solid Waste Audit and Waste Reduction at School
To prepare the public for the approaching scheme of Municipal Solid Waste Charging, FoE (HK) has launched the Environmental and Conservation Fund-sponsored ‘Municipal Solid Waste Audit and Waste Reduction at School’. 

To know more about Municipal Solid Waste Charging, please read the following article:
T.Park Green Tour (Jockey Club COOL Neighbours for Energy Saving)
FoE (HK) organised a Green Tour to T.Park in Tuen Mun for students. They learnt about Waste-to-Energy through interactive panels and educational exhibits.
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FoE (HK) welcomes people from all walks of life to join us as volunteers.

We are now recruiting office volunteers to assist our clerical work including data entry, letter mailing and information arrangement. 

Interested parties, please visits our website. 

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