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Hari Organik VIDEO


CURRENT FUND RAISING APPEALS



1. SUDI 3rd Study on Water … … … … .. RM220,000;
2. Purchase a replacement van for OFP … RM70,000;
3. Annual CETDEM operations … … … … RM70,000.

Monetory DONATIONS to CETDEM are tax exempt

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LATEST PUBLICATIONS

VACANCY INTERNS AND VOLUNTEERS

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  • What to do with your USED COOKING OIL?


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    Taklimat Kesedaran PJ-EcoMobility akan diadakan di Bilik Taklimat, Muzium Petaling Jaya pada 26hb Jun 2016, 10pg – 12tgh.

    Ke arah kehidupan lestari – berjalan kaki, berbasikal dan menggunakan pengangkutan awam untuk mengurangkan kesan kepada alam sekitar. Anda dijemputi menghadiri taklimat PJ-EcoMobility, satu projek untuk tujuan Mewujudkan Taman Rekreasi EcoMobility yang Tumpu Insan sementara memberikan Keutamaan terhadap Pilihan Pengangkutan Lestari.

    Apa, Mengapa dan Kebaikan PJ-EcoMobility? Jom ketahui lebih banyak dengan menghadiri acara kami.

    Untuk pendaftaran, sila hubungi Ms. Ooi, 03-7875 7767 atau ecom@cetdem.org.my semasa waktu pejabat (9pg-5ptg). Pendaftaran secara PERCUMA dan boleh dilakukan dengan mengisi borang di bawah.

    “EcoMobility untuk Komuniti Saya”

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    PJ-EcoMobility Awareness Briefing will be held on Sunday, 26 June 2016 at Bilik Taklimat, Museum Petaling Jaya from 10am to 12pm.

    Towards sustainable lifestyle – walk , cycle and use public transport to reduce our impact to the environment. CETDEM kindly extends an invitation for you to attend an awareness briefing regarding PJ-EcoMobility, a project designed to create a “People Centric EcoMobility Recreational Park giving Preference to Sustainable Transport Options” in Taman Jaya Area.

    What, Why and Benefits of PJ-EcoMobility? Join us to know more!

    For registration, kindly contact Ms.Ooi 03-78757767 or email to ecom@cetdem.org.my during office hours (9am-5pm). Free registration and online registration form is available as below.

    “EcoMobility for My Community”


    ORGANIC DAY IS COMING TO BUKIT BINTANG!

    CETDEM Hari Organik 2016
    BBPark, Bukit Bintang, KL [opposite Plaza Low Yat /Next to Federal Hotel]
    10am ~ 4pm
    Tel: 03-7875 7767 / 016-219 5826
    of@cetdem.org.my
    www.cetdem.org.my


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    There will be a session on how much we know about GMO food and how GMO food affects human and animal health, agriculture and biodiversity.
    Treat this as a family outing…..have organic breakfast served with freshly baked breads and organic coffee / green tea. You may also opt for an organic lunch!

    At the Hari Organik you get to buy products at offer prices such as gluten free biscuits, noodles, eco friendly tissue papers and toilet papers made from wheat straw, organic vegetables and fruits; herbs, seedlings, seeds, organic compost, fertilizers, health and skincare products, household items, and food products,
    Please bring your own shopping bags and if you have any old handphone and used h/p batteries, bring along for recycling.

    Admission is Free.


      Protecting the planet we call home

    In school, I was an active scout and my interest in the environment grew from there. In 1974, I helped to set up the Environmental Protection Society of Malaysia and the group of us did a study of Klang River’s pollution level by collecting its water and testing the samples in a friend’s lab.

    Read more: Protecting the planet we call home


    Theme

    PARIS AGREEMENT CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES
    Date: 31st May 2016
    Time: 9am – 1pm
    Location: Hotel Armada Petaling Jaya

    Please contact Anthony Tan, ed@cetdem.org.my for pre-registration @ RM 250 per participant


      Soiled diapers stuck in landfills

    Centre for Environment, Technology and Development Malaysia (Cetdem) executive director Anthony Tan said the disposable diapers retain moisture and attracts more moisture at the landfill.

    Read more: Soiled diapers stuck in landfills


    Introduction

    PJ-EcoMobility is a project undertaken in collaboration between CETDEM and MBPJ. This project is being undertaking using the LA21 formula whereby the park users, residents, businesses and other community based groups are invited to be involved in this project.

    Objective

    The primary objective of the project is to re-establish the meaning of Good Mobility by Creating People Centric Ecomobility Recreational Park giving Preference to Sustainable Transport Options. Our project aims to raise more awareness of local community on the importance of walking, cycling and using public transport (LRT, bus, carpooling) when travelling from first mile to last mile. Most importantly, a change in lifestyle to reduce individual carbon footprint.

    Event

    There will be a soft re-launching of Taman Jaya Recreational Park into a PJ-EcoMobility Park as details below:

    Date : 21st May 2016 (Saturday)
    Time : 9am – 1pm
    Venue : Taman Jaya Recreational Park

    Schedule

    8.30am : Registration
    9:00 am : Welcome speech
    9:20 am : Official Opening of PJ-EcoMobility Park
    9.30 am : Site visit and exhibition tour
    10:00 am : Morning tea break
    10:30 am : PJ-EcoMobility Project Overview
    11:00 am : Presentation on Improvements in Taman Jaya
    11.30 am : Panel discussion on “PJ-EcoMobility for My Community”
    12.30pm : Wrap up by moderator and souvenirs presentation
    1:00pm : Lunch

    There will be a series of exhibition related to bicycle and public transport as well as activities awaiting you in Taman Jaya Recreation Park. Come together with your friends and family members.

    Stand a chance to ride on Eco taxibikes too!

    Registration

    Registration for PJ-EcoMobility Conference is Free of Charge and on “first come, first serve basis”. Please be reminded that the deadline for registration has extended to 18th May 2016. Grab your opportunity by contacting Ms. Ooi May Chen at 03-78757767 / email to ecom@cetdem.org.my / online registration as below.

    Direction
    Practise EcoMobility lifestyle by using Public Transport and 10 min walk to Taman Jaya Recreational Park. Let’s walk the talk.
    i) Kelana Jaya Line, stop at Taman Jaya LRT Station
    ii) Petaling Jaya Free Bus
    PJ01
    PJ02
    iii) Rapid Bus: T640


    Click for more information on PJ-EcoMobility Project


    FARMER’S CORNER is back!
    Are you looking for fresh organic vegetables, vegetable seeds, organic compost, fertilizer? Don’t miss out our Farmer’s Corner.


    Besides, we also offer varieties of ulam/herbs as well as house plants that have the ability to remove indoor air pollutants or produce oxygen and remove carbon dioxide at night.
    The Objectives of this small farmer’s corner include:

    * To Cater specifically for small organic farmers as an outlet to market their produce.
    * To Cultivate closer relationships/trust amongst farmers and consumers.
    * To Provide fresh and affordable organically grown vegetables to consumers.

    See you on 15 May, Sunday at the Organic Farming Community Centre at No 29 Jalan 19/15, Section 19, Petaling Jaya.


    CETDEM Hari Organik, our signature event, will be held on Saturday, 23 April 2016 in Boulevard Pusat Bandar PJ.



    “Hari Organik” is organized by Centre for Environment, Technology and Development, Malaysia (CETDEM) and supported by MBPJ, Local Agenda 21 PJ as well as Wellness Concept (M] to bring the community together to learn the importance of organic farming and how to cook, eat and grow organically.


    The Hari Organic will show case local products/produce that are available in the market. There will be series of talks and demonstration on health matter as well as how to convert kitchen and garden and put into good use and tips on setting up an organic home garden on that day. In addition, there will be tips on ‘How to differentiate between pure & fake honey?’ and ‘How to dye your hair organically?’


    Besides farmers selling their organic veggies and fruits, organic fruit saplings; organic herb/vegetable seedlings and seeds, manufacturers and traders will be there with their special offer organic compost, body health & skincare products and many others. Also available to whet one’s appetite is organic white curry laksa, organic breads/buns, quick breads and ulam etc.


    Visitors are encouraged to bring their own shopping bags and tiffin-carriers.


    Entrance is free.


      Keeping cool can make you sweat

    The real culprit in such cases, said Centre for Environment, Technology and Development Malaysia (Cetdem) executive director Anthony Tan, is improper drainage and poorly planned and managed urban development.

    Read more: Keeping cool can make you sweat


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