• “Earth Hour” is a worldwide event organised by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). People across the world turn their non-essential lights off at the appointed time for one hour. It aims to spread out the messages of reducing energy consumption and the importance of low-carbon living. “Earth Hour 2016” was held at 20:30 to 21:30 on 19 March 2016(Saturday). The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups (HKFYG) attaches great importance to environmental protection. This was our sixth year in supporting this meaningful event. The non-essential lights in our units and offices were turned off during the Earth Hour without affecting the […]
  • Our first featured environmental education program – “Eatwise@OTC” was being launched in our HKFYG Jockey Club Sai Kung Outdoor Training Camp on April 2015. HKFYG would like contribute in solving the food waste problem in Hong Kong by having a synergy effect with our Hong Kong government’s recent environmental campaign – “Food Wise Hong Kong”.   There are four parts in our “Eatwise@OTC” program: 1)      Zero-waste campaign All campers are invited to participate We introduce the concept of food waste reduction in the camp briefing to influence our campers to reduce their food waste generation during their meal We will invite […]
  •    Joining hand with Environmental Campaign Committee, The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups sets up the collection points for “Pilot Scheme on Community Shopping Bags Sharing” in our 3 Youth S.P.O.Ts -Jockey Club Ping Shek Youth S.P.O.T., Jockey Club Verbena Youth S.P.O.T. and Tsuen King Youth S.P.O.T. to raise the awareness of reusing and sharing the shopping bags, further reduce the use of plastic bags and protect our environment. The project mainly maintained by youth volunteers, we hope to influence the community in developing the green recycling and reusing habits. If you have any excess shopping bags, you are welcome to drop them into our […]
  •   Your plastic bottles have already upcycled to the X’mas Baubles. Let’s look back some videos and photos of this project.     In response to the “RE: MAKE A WISH: The X’mas Baubles Project”, The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups (HKFYG) Sustainability Unit and Membership and Volunteer Unit coordinated with our 21 Youth S.P.O.Ts, Jockey Club Sai Kung Outdoor Training Camp (OTC), HKFYG Building to collect and donate the plastic bottles from 24 October to 3 November 2014.   We appreciate your support and participation in this environmentally-friendly and meaningful activity.  2714 plastic bottles collected in the above premises, including 550 […]
  • To encourage our staff developing the low-carbon lifestyle in their work and daily life, The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups organized “HKFYG Green Working Week” from 22-29 September 2014, to encourage our staff “Dress Green, Eat Green and Travel Green” together!             “Dress Green” On 22 September 2014, our staff wore smart-casual clothing in order to cultivate our staff to set the air conditioning to around 24 – 26°C and reduce their dependence on air-conditioning.             “Eat Green” HKFYG Sustainability Unit worked together with Café21 and HKFYG Organic Farm to promote “More Vegetables, Less Meat” […]
  • According to the estimates of Greeners Action, 320 million red packets were used last Chinese New Year in Hong Kong, which means 16,300 trees were felled. A recycling campaign for Chinese New Year red packets was launched by HKFYG Sustainability Unit. A recycling box for the collection was placed in G/F, The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups Building from 4 Feb 2014 to 14 Feb 2014.  In the meanwhile, by our different promotion channels, including our Facebook, GoGreen website and internal news corner, our staff and local citizens are encouraged to reuse the red packets and reduce the usage of new red packets […]
  • “Neighbourhood First Reunion Lunch” is an annual programme to bring together people in the community and show concern and care. “Neighbourhood First Reunion Lunch 2014” was held on 25 January 2014. There were altogether 1,000 tables filled with over 12,000 residents from the neighbourhood in 18 districts.                 To show our commitment of a “Go Green Organization” and implant the green DNA into our participants, we implemented the following green measures to achieve the goal. Hopefully the residents would know more about the good environmental practices in their daily life, and spread the key environmental messages in […]
  • 1. Mini LegCo & Youth Forum “Hong Kong Green Building Week 2013 – Mini LegCo & Youth Forum” is organised by Construction Industry Council and Hong Kong Green Building Council, and co-organised by The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups, Junior Achievement Hong Kong and Project WeCan.   The Mini LegCo & Youth Forum aims to raise students’ awareness on green building issues and deepen their knowledge on environmental sustainability. Activities include Green building seminar by BEAM Pro, green building site visit, Mock LegCO debate and dialogues with professionals.               The mock LegCo debate was […]
  • 「We are Go Green Volunteers」- Global Youth Services Day 2013                   「We are Go Green Volunteers」- Global Youth Services Day 2013 was successfully held in last Saturday (27 Apr 2013)!Around 500 parents and children were happy to join our five green zones to learn the green planting, plastic upcycling and food waste composting。Over 100 Young Go Green Volunteers also experienced a fruitful service day. This is just a beginning of our green route. Our Green future need your support。Here are some of the photos for your interest.