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  1. Wake up to cost of waste, says green activist

    Posted Apr 26th 2008, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... during an Earth Day event, Friends of the Earth director Mei Ng Fong Siu-mei said youngsters had been bombarded by the city's consumption culture and were blind to the costs. 'When you ... or fair-trade coffee. They could bring their own cutlery to lunch and re-use plastic bags. Lingnan University student Timothy Golden, 23, who organised the Earth Day event and is a member ...

  2. HK kindergartens too close to main roads

    Posted Nov 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung About 47 per cent of 949 kindergartens and nurseries in Hong Kong are too close to main roads, exposing their pupils to a relatively high risk of asthma from traffic-related pollution, said Friends of the Earth. The group said the kindergartens were within 150 metres of a main road with heavy traffic- too close for schools, according to California studies- and urged ...

  3. No cakewalk

    Posted Sep 19th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the recycling campaign and the domino fall drew large applause around the playground. The tins were collected as a part of a recycling scheme organised by Friends of the Earth and the government. ...

  4. Young designers turn event banners into cool bags

    Posted Mar 25th 2008, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... Miranda Yeung Banners from school or corporate events can be turned into trendy handbags, as 14 students demonstrated at a fashion show earlier this month. They were competing in a design competition organised by Friends of the Earth (HK), banner makers Premium Collection and Community College of City University. The 'I'm A Banner Bag' competition invited students ...

  5. Students can be role models in energy conservation

    Posted Aug 31st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A survey conducted by Friends of the Earth found that many pupils asked their teachers to turn up air-conditioning instead of taking off their sweaters. And parents complained to teachers if they found their children were sweating during classes. The survey also found that some teachers used the lift just to go up one floor. Now, many schools have launched electricity-saving schemes ...

  6. Protest turns into a victory parade

    Posted Dec 13th 2004, 12:00am by Winnie Yeung

    ... 'phew',' she said. 'I'm really very happy.' Marchers at yesterday's rally, organised by Friends of the Earth and the Professional Teachers' Union, brought slogans ... she said. But even though the buildings had been saved, Vivian said she still attended the rally 'because I'm afraid they might change their plan again'. Friends of the Earth ...

  7. Resume

    Posted Dec 13th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 1976: Finished the A-Levels in the UK 1979: Completed the Higher National Diploma in commercial horticulture at Writtle College in Essex in the UK 1982-85: Worked at plant nurseries and landscape companies in the UK 1985-86: Travelled around the world, visiting botanical gardens and rainforests 1987-1992: Acted as a volunteer co-ordinator for Friends of the Earth (UK), ...

  8. Tougher air-quality standards promised for HK by 2009

    Posted Jul 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the paper says. Friends of the Earth director Mei Ng Fong Siu-mei said the study period was too long and she feared it would overemphasise hurdles to achieving the new objectives. 'It could ...

  9. HKU unveils four visions for $2.5b campus redevelopment

    Posted Feb 17th 2006, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... have set,' he said. Groups being consulted include local residents, Greenpeace, Friends of the Earth and Solar Campus, and suggestions from the community that had wide backing would ...

  10. On the job experience

    Posted Apr 25th 2005, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... partners included CLP Power, Friends of the Earth, Hong Kong Arts Festival, Hong Kong Fringe Club, Microsoft, Oxfam Hong Kong and Theatre Ensemble. In January, Legislative Councillor Audrey Eu ...




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