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Friends of the Earth (HK)
e-Newsletter Issue July 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.

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 .
Talk - Jockey Club COOL Neighbours for Energy Saving
For engaging the community into smart energy saving, we will host a talk for promoting household energy conservation. Little inspiring tips for energy saving can make a significant positive impact for the environment.

Date: 8 July 2018 (Sunday)
Time: 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm
Venue: Mei Foo Community Hall

If you are interested to organise energy saving activities with us for your community, please call 3184 1519 or email to jccn@foe.org.hk.
Exhibition - Jockey Club COOL Neighbours for Energy Saving
Going through the exhibition, we like to talk with you for the possibility of energy saving in your daily life, to create a better and more comfortable environment.

Date: 19 - 22 July 2018 (Thursday - Sunday)
Venue: Youth Square, Chai Wan

Please stay tuned at JCCN Facebook fan page for the latest information of the touring exhibition.
Jockey Club Smart City Tree Management Project
Sponsored by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust, Jockey Club Smart City Tree Management Project has officially kicked off. Recruitment of our tertiary students for the Capacity Building Programme has just begun. Enrolment deadline would be 27 July 5p.m. Places are limited! If you are interested in the programme, please enroll now!

Enrolment and programme details
Corporate Social Responsibility Forum cum Awards Presentation Ceremony for COOL Corporate Membership Scheme 2017/18
In order to recognise and appreciate the contribution of raising corporate environmental awareness by the members of the “COOL Corporate” programme over the past year, the “Corporate Social Responsibility Forum cum Awards Presentation Ceremony for COOL Corporate Membership Scheme 2017/18” will be held. It is our honor to have Mr. Wong Kam Sing, GBS, JP, Secretary for the Environment to be the officiating guest.
We have also invited leaders in different industries to explore the strategies to achieve balance between economic and environmental sustainability in our panel discussion. Interested parties are most welcome to join!

Date: 8 August 2018, Wednesday
Time: 2:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Venue: Zero Carbon Building, Kowloon Bay

Click here for enrolment
Email enquiries
World Environment Day 2018 Zero Waste Fun Fair
Home Greening Workshop, the final event of Green Delight in Estates Phase 11, will be held on 14, 21 and 28 July. Home composting knowledge will be shared and participants will receive plotted plants for greening their home. The event is free of charge. Shuttle buses will also be provided. For details and enrolment, please browse http://ha.foe.org.hk or contact Ms Sum at 3184 1517.
Redress – Circular Economy Workshop
Our charity clothing partner, Redress, conducted a Circular Economy workshop for Ethos International. Workshop participants learnt about the environmental impact of the textile industry, sustainable solutions within the garment industry and the principals of a circular economy. They were tasked to carefully sort through items received from our clothing donation bins and come up with new and innovative ways to give a new lease of life to those discarded pre-loved garments.
World Environment Day 2018 · Zero Waste Fun Fair
FoE(HK) was invited by the Environmental Campaign Committee to participate in the “World Environment Day 2018 · Zero Waste Fun Fair”. The event was held on 10 June at the Zero Carbon Building in Kowloon Bay. On the event day, we set-up a booth to raise the public awareness on the impact of microplastics and encouraged them to reduce the use of disposable plastics.
Annual Report
To summarise the major environmental protection works of FoE (HK) in the past year, the online “Friends of the Earth (HK) Annual Report 2017” has been released. Welcome to view the report.
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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