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Friends of the Earth (HK)
e-Newsletter Issue June 2018
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The 31st Annual General Meeting
The 31st Annual General Meeting of FoE (HK) will be held on 13 July 2018. All members are welcome to attend. Only Life Members have the right to nominate a new board member and vote in the AGM. If you are a Life Member and unable to attend the AGM, you are entitled to appoint a proxy to attend and vote on your behalf. AGM notice with the proxy form will be sent out by email on or before 21 June 2018.

The 31st AGM
Date: 13 July 2018 (Friday)
Time: 5:00-6:00 pm
Venue: Unit 1301-1302, 13/F, Block A, Sea View Estate, 2 Watson Road, North Point.

For enquires and seat reservations, please email to agm@foe.org.hk.
“Jockey Club COOL Neighbours for Energy Saving” Roving Exhibition
In order to raise the public awareness and the better understanding of energy and climate change, we are going to hold a roving exhibition in the coming six months. Apart from informative exhibition panels, there will be some interesting and educational booths to interact with the community!

Please stay tuned at JCCN Facebook fan page for the latest information. For inquiries, please call 3184 1519 or email to jccn@foe.org.hk.
Jockey Club Smart City Tree Management Project
“Jockey Club Smart City Tree Management Project” will be launched soon. By collaborating with the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and The University of Hong Kong in the coming 3 years, we wish to raise the public awareness of tree risks and engage the public on our urban ecological assets. Enrollment for tree courses and workshops would shortly begin for local tertiary and secondary students. Details will be announced in due course.
Online Petition – Curb the Use of Disposable Plastic Items
2018 World Environment Day calls on the world to take a stand against disposable plastic to “Beat Plastic Pollution”. We hope to mobilise Hong Kong citizens to petition the government to implement legislation to curb plastic waste and tackle the problem at the source.

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World Environment Day 2018 Zero Waste Fun Fair
To commemorate the World Environment Day, the Environmental Campaign Committee is planning to stage a large scale "Zero Waste Fun Fair". To promote environmental awareness to the public, the theme of this year's event is "Dump Less, Save More”. FoE (HK) is invited to set up a booth to share the impact of microplastics.


Date: 10 June 2018 (Sunday)
Time: 11:30 – 19:30
Location: Zero Carbon Building and Kwun Tong Community Green Station, Kowloon Bay
Target: Big Waster fans and all
Fee: Free

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Green Delight in Estates
‘Municipal Solid Waste Auditing Scheme’ and ‘Home Greening Workshop’ are open for registrations! The residents from the 12 public housing estates under the “Green Delight in Estates” this year are welcome to join. Participants could learn how to reduce household waste and reuse food waste for planting, so as to adopt a green lifestyle. For registrations or programme details, please contact Mr. Wan at 3184 1521 or visit http://ha.foe.org.hk/.
Half-day Green Tour to Chinese Herbs Garden
The “Half-day Green Tour to Chinese Herbs Garden” for COOL Corporate members has been held at Jockey Club Lo Wai Chinese Herbs Garden. The participants learnt different types of Chinese herbs by a guided tour. They also joined the workshop of Natural Plant Tie-Dye. They dyed their unique handkerchief with creative patterns.
Sharing Session on Reducing Plastic Waste
FoE(HK) was invited by JCI Bauhinia to its sharing session on plastic waste problem in Hong Kong. During the sharing, we provided a brief introduction on the city’s plastic problem and some tips on reducing plastic waste.
Volunteer Recruitment
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 email us at volunteer@foe.org.hk.
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