Events

on 15 Oct, 21:47

10th International Kuala Lumpur Eco Film Fest 2017 (KLEFF2017)

10th International Kuala Lumpur Eco Film Fest 2017 (KLEFF2017)
Current Event Volunteer!

The 10th International Kuala Lumpur Eco Film Festival will be held at MAP PUBLIKA, Mont Kiara Solaris from October 23-29th 2017.

The international Kuala Lumpur Eco Film Festival is Malaysia’s first and longest-running environmental film festival. In the last eight years, the Festival has reached out to approximately 80,000 Malaysians through its film screenings and programs at selected venues all over the Peninsula.

on 12 Nov, 21:45

River Walk IV (2-Year Anniversary Special)

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As part of Sungai Penchala Open Classroom’s 2-year anniversary, we welcome the public to join 2017’s 4th and final River Walk on 9th December.

Come and experience the natural upstream setting of the Penchala River with the four unique learning stations!

Please contact Mr. Gan:
Email: jingyegan@gec.org.my
Phone: 016-5616963

Or RSVP at https://www.facebook.com/events/134495317210144/

Follow us on Instagram @rivercareprogramme: https://www.instagram.com/rivercareprogramme/

on 31 Oct, 12:39

Malaysia’s First Zero Waste Fest

Taken from their Facebook Event, https://www.facebook.com/events/140264303277716/

Wondering how to reduce your waste and begin your zero waste journey? Malaysia’s First Zero Waste Fest is brought to you by Zero Waste Malaysia, Sampah, Menyampah and The Hive- Bulk Foods.

Happening on 23rd December 2017, Saturday at Slate at The Row. We are excited to have Bea Johnson as our guest speaker sharing about Zero Waste Lifestyle. Bea is the Founder of Global #ZeroWasteMovement and author of the bestseller, Zero Waste Home, which is currently available in 17 languages!

Expect series of activities including Zero Waste Market, mini exhibition, workshops, launching of Zero waste Map and many more!

It’s never too late to live consciously. And we will see you on our event day!

–Malaysia’s First Zero Waste Fest–
Date: 23rd December 2017
Time: 10 a.m. – 5p.m.
Venue: Slate@The Row, Kuala Lumpur
Fee: FREE!

–Program–
(No Registration required, everyone is welcome!)
10 am-5 pm: Zero Waste Concept Market & Zero Waste Mini Exhibition

(Registration is required for below programme. Please grab your ticket as seats are limited: (https://malaysiasfirstzerowastefest.eventbrite.com/) )
12.30 pm: Registration for Bea Johnson’s Talk

1.00 pm: Film screening, Bea Johnson’s Talk, Panel Discussion, Launching of Zero Waste Map.
(Vietnamese vegetarian refreshments will be served by An Viet)

4.00 pm: Press Conference & Book Signing

5.00 pm: See you!

(As we have super limited seats with extra high demand for Bea’s Talk, please make sure you can show up for the talk before booking. IF you are unable to show up last minute, please inform us via zerowastemy@gmail.com so we could transfer seats to people on waiting list!)

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Something you should know:
1. BYO: No disposables will be provided during the event, please bring your own bag, bottle, cutlery, plate and mug to the event. Be the Zero Waste Hero!

2. No Trash Bin: This is a Zero Waste Event, thus no trash bin will be placed at the event place.

3. Public Transport: Limited parking space around and will cost you an arm and a leg. Now we tell you a little secret…Dang Wangi LRT station and Medan Tuanku Monorail station is only in walking distance.
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–About Bea Johnson–
Bea Johnson and her family adopted a zero waste lifestyle a decade ago; their household produces a mere pint of trash per year.

With her blog and bestseller Zero Waste Home (translated in 17 languages, #1 on Amazon waste cat.), Bea launched a global movement and continues to inspire a growing community to live simply and take a stance against needless waste.

Her methodology is based on 5R’s: “Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Rot, and only in that order”. She shatters misconceptions, proving that zero waste can not only be stylish, but also lead to significant health benefits, and time and money savings.

She speaks at universities, corporate events and conferences all over the globe, including Google, Pixar, Adobe, the European
Parliament and the United Nations.

She has completed eight international tours and given 190+ speeches in 30+ countries on 6 continents. She has appeared on TV shows and in publications everywhere, from The Today Show to BBC Breakfast. Passionate and optimist, she was dubbed “The Priestess of Waste-Free Living” by the New York Times and is the leading spokesperson for the zero waste lifestyle.

She is a Grand Prize winner of The Green Awards, a member of the New Dream advisory council, and a French native who currently lives in Mill Valley, California.

on 23 Oct, 11:22

4th International Sustainable Energy Summit (ISES) 2018

4th International Sustainable Energy Summit (ISES) 2018
Upcoming Event

The International Sustainable Energy Summit (ISES) is a knowledge-based platform specifically focusing on renewable energy and energy demand management. The 4th ISES is jointly organised by the Sustainable Energy Development Authority (SEDA) Malaysia and the Ministry of Utilities, Sarawak. This summit is co-hosted by the Ministry of Energy, Green Technology & Water (KeTTHA) and the Sarawak State Government. The inaugural summit was held in November 2012 and being a biennial event, 2018 will be the 4th summit. The summit spans over two days and has two components: the conference and mini exhibition. In Malaysia, we are blessed with abundant sunshine, hydropower and resources for bioenergy. Globally, renewable energy, especially the ones with zero marginal cost, are predicted to increase rapidly. In this regard, the 4th ISES 2018 will focus on trending issues such as scaling up of sustainable energy deployment by reviewing energy policies cross borders and within the nation, grid issues with high solar PV penetration, energy storage solutions, addressing rural electrification and financing sustainable energy projects. There will also be a mini exhibition by companies and stakeholders in this industry. Register early for the conference and exhibition and be part of the summit that acknowledges the future of energy is in sustainable energy, and that the journey to future energy begins here.

 

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