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Friends of the Earth

We need to stop this wastage

A report by green group Friends of the Earth estimated that 650 outlets of the four main supermarkets create 87 tonnes of food scraps every day.

Tuesday, 26 June, 2012, 12:00am

We need to stop this wastage

A report by green group Friends of the Earth estimated that 650 outlets of the four main supermarkets create 87 tonnes of food scraps every day. About a third of that, or 29 tonnes a day, is edible items like bread, vegetables and sushi which has not reached its expiry date.

26 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Green light for companies

When it comes to protecting the environment, Friends of the Earth (HK) believes everyone should play a part, no matter how small. It came up with the Earth Partner programme in 2005 to encourage corporations to devote serious efforts to bringing about environmental changes. Since then, the programme has been launched annually on April 22 to coincide with Earth Day.

20 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Organisations rally round for cause

Since the inception of the Earth Partner programme in 2005, 151 organisations from different sectors have pledged to protect the environment and bring about environmental change.

Friends of the Earth (HK) believes this strong commitment by its Earth Partners has provided extra impetus to finding solutions to environmental problems.

20 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Mei Ng - Environmentalist

Mei Ng Fong Siu-mei believes public participation is crucial to creating a safer and healthier environment. 'I believe in mutual empowerment and adaptive environmentalism where local people work on local solutions for local problems.

11 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Green group under fire for tenant noise

One of the most active green groups in Hong Kong, Friends of the Earth, is embroiled in a fight over noise pollution and has been accused of not taking the issue as seriously as it does other forms of environmental harm.

16 May 2011 - 12:00am