Last week in London, FERN was awarded at the 2 Degrees Sustainability Champions Awards, a gathering of nearly 300 sustainability professionals from the UK and around the globe. 2Degrees is an international online business community where 32,000+ members can find essential resources and information to help improve efficiency and operating procedures, on the path towards sustainability. 2013 is the year of the inaugural 2Degrees Sustainability Champions Awards, where members were given More »

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In celebration of World Environment Day, and following a Saturday morning event with Souk el Tayeb, UNESCWA, UNHCR, and The Lebanese Food Bank, FERN hosted a happy hour on Monday night at The Alleyway in Gemmayze. FERN provided materials to help individuals reduce their food waste directly from their own homes, including this food waste infographic written by FERN, designed by Michelle Khalil. Tunes drifted from Couqley, and happy hour snacks made their More »

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  This infographic about food waste will give you some easy tools and simple tips to use at home – to waste less food, save money, and reduce your foodprint. Design by Michelle Khalil: info@michellekhalil.com #ThinkEatSave            

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This year’s theme for UNEP World Environment Day is “Think.Eat.Save.” and is very dear to our hearts. The majority of education and advocacy surrounding the theme is about the massive global waste of edible foods, through over-purchasing, overconsumption, poor infrastructure, and more. FERN’s activities nestle in nicely, working to reinvigorate the nutrient cycle by facilitating the composting of the remainder of food waste that otherwise ends up in landfills.       More »

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VOTE: from March 18th until April 15th!               FERN has been shortlisted for recognition in the first ever international Sustainability Champions Awards held by the 2Degrees Network. Follow the link below or click on the image to read the post and vote for FERN! Link to FERN on 2Degrees

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While there may be no shortage of brunch options in Beirut, Saturday brunches that let diners make and take home a planter are certainly few and far between. Collaborating with Beirut Green Project and AltCity, FERN co-hosted a “Gardening Brunch” where the entry fee opened the doors for a gourmet brunch buffet in addition to a gardening buffet. Why, you say, would someone want to eat brunch and then make More »

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December 6, 2012 By Olivia Alabaster: The Daily Star BEIRUT: The understated Tawlet restaurant in Beirut’s increasingly fashionable Mar Mikhael neighborhood normally hosts sophisticated lunches. But this Thursday evening – and the first Thursday of every month – the venue will become a mini-recycling site designed to spread awareness of a local NGO. Aside from the waste separation demonstration from FERN, there is also the small factor of an open More »

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