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Sustainable Neighbourhood Development Programme (SNDP): A Community-Driven Framework for More Liveable Environment.

Press statement by Ms Josephine Tan, General Manager of Penang Green Council on 2nd April 2021. Penang Green Council introduced a new community engagement program named Sustainable Neighbourhood Development Programme (SNDP). The programme aims to develop a sustainable neighbourhood framework that is community-driven and focuses on long term behavioral change, particularly in waste management. In collaboration with SEA circular...

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Give Your Pre-Loved Items a Second Chance, Join Zero Waste Barter Trade Now

Press Statement on 23 May 2019 GIVE YOUR PRE-LOVED ITEMS A SECOND CHANCE, JOIN ZERO WASTE BARTER TRADE NOW One man’s trash is another man’s treasure, let’s give our pre-loved items a second chance by trading them with the others!In conjunction with the World Environment Day celebration 2019, Zero Waste Barter Trade will be held by Penang...

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Empowering Youth Environmental Leaders through Community-Based Programme

Press Statement on 20 July 2018 All youth leaders are called for action in Penang Green Council’s Youth for Environmental Sustainability Programme (YES). This programme aims to inspire passionate youths to take proactive steps in preserving our environment quality. PGC has been mentoring five selected youth leaders to conduct community-based programmes which focus on waste management....

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Educating Youth in Environmental Education is Key for a Sustainable Future

Press Statement on 10 October 2017 Call for Youth Camp registration! Youth in Northern Region are welcome to reveal the Power of Nature. Penang Green Council welcomes the recent announcement by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and Ministry of Education to introduce Environmental Education as a new subject in schools by 2019. In...

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A Climate for Change – Zero to Hero

Joint Statement on 10 Oct 2016: Dr David Carlson, Director of the World Climate Research Programme, said models of future warming had failed to predict the high temperatures recorded this year, suggesting they are under-estimating how hot the world will get.          Youth Camp 2016 with the theme “Climate Change & Youth – Awareness and Empowerment”...

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Registration for Youth Camp is Now Closed due to Overwhelming Response

Joint Statement on 22 Aug 2016: Dr David Carlson, Director of the World Climate Research Programme, said models of future warming had failed to predict the high temperatures recorded this year, suggesting they are under-estimating how hot the world will get.          The planet’s record-breaking temperatures every month of this year have taken scientists by surprise,...

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Volunteers Signed Up to be Pioneer Task Force for Waste Segregation at Source Community Educational Campaign

Joint Statement on 19 Aug 2016: Volunteers Signed Up to be Pioneer Task Force for Waste Segregation at Source Community Educational Campaign Five passionate community leaders and volunteers have been invited to join a Waste Segregation at Source Community Task Force set up by the Penang Green Council. Task force members have signed an agreement with Penang Green...