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Current Projects
1. Organic Farming Project (OFP).
2. Sustainable Development Initiatives (SUDI).
3. PJ-EcoMobility Recreation Park (PJ-EcoM)
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Climate Change
Climate Change, or Global Warming, is one of the most serious environmental threat ...

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Organic Farming
Organic farming is gaining popularity in Malaysia today, partly due to the effect of ...
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CETDEM OFP Members
Sustainable Energy
Saving energy through better utilization and consumption. In other words trying to ...
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Sustainable Transport
Transport becomes sustainable only when it does not harm the environment or uses fuel ...
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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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    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 participants


    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.


    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 20 March, Sunday at the Organic Farming Community Centre at No 29 Jalan 19/15, Section 19, Petaling Jaya.


    DO WE CONTRIBUTE TO CLIMATE CHANGE?
    YES, WE DO!
    Our dependence on energy from the burning of fossil fuels is the major contributor to Global Warming and Climate Change.

    CAN YOU MAKE A DIFFERENCE?
    YES, YOU CAN!
    We can learn about simple actions in saving energy.
    We can learn how to stop doing damaging to both our health and the environment.

    YOU TOO CAN BECOME A ‘CLIMATE CHANGE HERO’!
    Become a wise user of electricity. Save Energy, Money, Health & Environment !

    Join our “HOW TO SAVE ENERGY” Workshop at Panmour Villa Hotel on Saturday, 19 March 2016.

    Registration is Free of Charge and on First Come, First Serve basis. Online registration can be performed through link below



    Climate Change is Real. Save the planet earth before it is too late.

    Become a wise user of electricity. Save Energy, Money, Health & Environment !

    Join our “Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency” Workshop at Bilik Syarahan, Dewan Sivik, MBPJ on Saturday, 5 March 2016.

    Together, let’s make changes for better future.

    Registration is Free of Charge and on First Come, First Serve basis. Online registration can be performed below:


    Instead of throwing away your kitchen waste, why not turn them into compost and make your garden soil fertile, thus your vegetables/plants become healthier.


      Click on image for Bin Composting Demo

    Date : 28 February, Sunday
    Time : 2.00pm ~ 4.00pm
    Venue: Organic Farming Community Centre (OFCC) – 29, Jalan 19/15 Petaling Jaya.
    Fee: RM50 (member) ; RM60 (non-member)

    Please do not hesitate to contact Ms Tan at 016-2195826 to register or further information.

    Looking forward for your participation!


    28 February, Sunday ; 10.00am ~ 12.00 noon ; CETDEM Organic Farming Community Centre PJ (OFCC)

    Learn how to make focaccia bread using organic ingredients.
    This simple dimple-topped Italian flat bread is punctuated with olive oil and the aromatic flavours of sage and garlic to produce a truly succulent loaf.

    Fee: RM50 ; Non member RM60

    Seats are limited. To register, call Ms Tan at 03-7875 7767 during office hour or email to of@cetdem.org.my


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