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Friends of the Earth

Check carefully where you drop used clothes

The public should check carefully before putting used clothes in collection bins on the streets, an environmental organisation said.

Monday, 22 May, 2006, 12:00am

Many unaware used clothing put in street bins is sold for a profit

The majority of people - 82 per cent - who drop off their old clothes in collection bins on the street were under the impression they were donating them to charity, a survey has revealed.

And 73 per cent believed their used clothes would be sent to the needy.

16 May 2006 - 12:00am

Pollution clouds future of Hong Kong tourism

A poll of tour guides by Friends of the Earth revealed that visitors to Hong Kong complained about air pollution ('Bad air spells threat to tourism', SCMP, March 20).

Some visitors said they were unlikely to return. In the long term, this will hurt tourism.

23 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Clarification: dolphin watch

Hong Kong Dolphin Watch received many calls after being featured in the August 6 review, but would like to clarify the following:

Children aged three and under are free when accompanied - and not five and under, as stated in the article, which was an edited extract from Hong Kong for Kids.

27 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Disney accused of double standards on shark's fin

Disney yesterday came under fresh attack over its planned sale of shark's fin at its Hong Kong theme park's hotels after it was alleged to have signed a contract forbidding at least one franchised restaurant at the park from selling the product.

21 Jun 2005 - 12:00am

Charity despairs of throwaway fashion victims

Talk about mission impossible.

Global eco-crusaders Friends of the Earth have embarked on what could be the most doomed and ill-timed campaign in green history - to promote responsible shopping in Hong Kong.

20 Mar 2005 - 12:00am