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  1. Who are Friends of the Earth? • The world’s largest environmental campaign organisation • Local to global - our community to worldwide • Not for profit and not a political party

  2. Campaigns • Climate change • Transport • Resource use & waste minimisation • Green trade justice • Food

  3. How we work Sharing information & skills Research & lobby Peaceful citizen action

  4. Some of our recent successes • Waste - Household Waste Recycling Act • Climate change - offshore wind farm • Food - supermarkets take action on pesticides

  5. Local success • What? • Where? • Why? • How you did what you did? • Maybe insert a picture on this side, or delete this text

  6. Food • Lots of chemicals • GM food • Low animal welfare

  7. Food solutions

  8. School solutions • Schools all over the country have started to take action • Growing schools

  9. You, your school, your home, your life… • Best idea? • Eat local fresh food: healthier for you, better for the planet

  10. How to find out more Get in touch with Friends of the Earth By e-mailvia www.foe.co.uk By phone 020 7490 1555 By surfingwww.foe.co.uk By post Friends of the Earth 26-28 Underwood Street London, N1 7JQ

  11. How to find out more in our community • Type your local group name here • Type your local group website here • Type a local Friends of the Earth e-mail address (if you have one) • Insert picture of a Big Ask or other local campaign stall or cool looking action, or, delete this text

  12. Any questions? ?

  13. Now, what can you do? • Take action - save energy at school and at home • Take action - walk or cycle to school • Take action - shop local first • Take action - write letters to local papers • Take action - reduce / reuse / recycle

  14. Making life better for people by inspiring solutions to environmental problems